NMA 2018 August 11-15 Orlando #MSMHealthEquity

Morehouse School of Medicine at the NMA Convention

2018 Annual National Medical Association (NMA) Convention and Scientific Assembly
August 11-15, 2018

The National Medical Association (NMA)'s Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly is acclaimed as the nation’s foremost forum on medical science and African-American health. Each year, African-American physicians and other health professionals from across the country convene to participate in the scholarly exchange of medical advances, discuss health policy priorities, and to share experience through networking opportunities. Through NMA's 26 Scientific Specialty Sections and Interest Groups, the Convention attracts the broadest spectrum of African-American physicians, academicians and scientists in the country. The program opens on Saturday, August 11, with special sessions and workshops, and continues through Wednesday, August 15.

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Event Schedule

Saturday, August 11

Mazique Symposium
Presentation: Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., FACOG, “The Medical Pipeline”
Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., FACOG, M.D.
12:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

House of Delegates Meeting
Presentation: Dr. Yolanda Wimberly, M.D., M.Sc., FAAP, MSM Delegate
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

NMA Opening and Award Session
6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.
Location: TBD

NMA Postgraduate Section
Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.
Location: TBD

State of the School Address
Yolanda Wimberly, M.D., M.Sc., FAAP
Location: House of Delegates, Pediatric Section

Sunday, August 12

Lessons Learned and Future Directions: Addressing Dementia Disparities and Achieving Inclusion in Dementia Research—a combined session with the Neurology and Community Medicine Sections
B. David Blake, M.D. DABFM
12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Rosen Shingle Creek Orlando, Gatlin A4 Room

Council on the Concern of Women Physicians (CCWP) Program
12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Location: TBD

W. Montague Cobb Health Institute Lecture & Symposium — Ensuring Health Equity: Including Minority Participation in the ‘All of Us’ Program
Randall Morgan, M.D., MBA
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Setting the Stage and Introduction of Panelists
Monica May (Interviewer) 

The Problem: A View from Industry
Rose Blackburne, M.D., MBA

MSM Welcome Reception
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: The Lake Toho Room and Terrace, Rosen Shingle Creek Lower Lobby

NMA Chair Corporate Circle Reception
7:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Monday, August 13

Preparing Future Healthcare Providers through Mentoring and Community Service
Meryl McNeal, Ph.D.
8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: Roselyn Payne Epps Symposium

Meet and Greet the President (MSM)
Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice, M.D., FACOG
11:30 a.m.
Location: MSM Booth

Race, Racism, and Anti-Racism
Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.
Location: Roselyn Payne Epps Symposium

Acupuncture and You
Folashade Omole, M.D., FAAFP, CPEHR
Location: TBD

MSM Alumni Reception and Dinner
Reception: 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Dinner: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Rosen Shingle Creek Resort, Sebastian Ballroom L1 & 2

Tuesday, August 14

Community Oriented Primary Care
Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.
Location: Vernal T. Cave Symposium

Career Transitions Part I
8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: St. John, Room 22

Career Transitions Part II - Careers in Private Sector
Marlah H. Mardis, M.D.
9:05 a.m. – 9:50 a.m.
Location: St. John, Room 22

Career Transitions Part III - Careers in Government and Military
Jeremiah Stubbs, M.D., MPH
9:50 a.m. – 10:35 a.m.
Location: St. John, Room 22

Career Transitions - Wrap up, Questions & Answers
Rose Blackburne, M.D., MBA
10:35 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Location: St. John, Room 22

Symposium - Reducing the Rate of HPV Infections in the Population Health: What do the Facts Show?
HPV Vaccines: Past, Present and Future
Yolanda Wimberly, M.D., M.Sc., FAAP
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Pediatric Section

President’s Installation
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

The President‘s Ball
8:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
Location: TBD

Wednesday, August 15

The Satcher Health Leadership Institute Symposium: Empowering Communities to Create Health
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Location: TBD

Ecological Perspectives on Cultivating a Culture of Resilience in Vulnerable Communities: A Panel Discussion with Change Agents
Camara Phyllis Jones, M.D., MPH, Ph.D.
Jammie Hopkins, DrPH, MS
Location: Satcher Health Leadership Institute Symposium: Room Suwanee 16

Date TBD

“All of Us”
Elizabeth Ofili, M.D., M.P.H., F.A.C.C.
4:30 p.m.
Location: TBD

Cardiovascular Resilience in African Women
Herman A. Taylor, Jr., M.D.
6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: TBD