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National Medical Association Hosts the 2008 Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly
Date:6/30/2008

Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia

"Elimination of Health Disparities through history and the Collaboration of Health Professionals"

WASHINGTON, July 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following was released today by the National Medical Association:

WHAT: The nation's largest and most renowned scientific assembly on health issues affecting minority and underserved populations, the National Medical Association (NMA), will unite some of the most prominent medical scholars, scientists and practitioners from around the country. This is the 106th convention of the NMA. The theme of the convention is "Elimination of Health Disparities through history and the Collaboration of Health Professionals."

WHEN: Saturday, July 26, 2008 - Thursday, July 31, 2008

WHO: The NMA is a medical society representing the interests of more than 30,000 African American and minority physicians. Members of the association are committed to facilitating the health challenges of African Americans and other communities of color. Key participants include:

-- David Satcher, M.D., Ph.D., Director, Center for Excellence on Health

Disparities, Poussaint-Satcher-Cosby Chair in Mental Health

-- Morehouse School of Medicine, Hidden List former U.S. Surgeon

General and Assistant Secretary for Health in the U.S. Health and Human

Services Department

-- James King, M.D., President, American Academy of Family Physicians

-- Renee Jenkins, M.D., President, American Academy of Pediatrics

-- Congressman Elijah Cummings (D-MD)

-- Roger Moore, M.D., President-Elect, American Society of

Anesthesiologists

-- Lieutenant General Russel L. Honore, U.S. Army (Ret), Former Commander,

Joint Task Force - Katrina

WHERE: The 2008 Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly will be held at the Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta, Georgia.

WHY: Guest physician lecturers from leading institutions, NMA physician experts, and scientists will discuss how diseases affecting the African American and communities of color are managed in today's medical practices. The Scientific Assembly is designed to provide educational opportunities through special sessions, post-graduate courses and individual programs from 24 separate specialties.


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