Privileges and Benefits of NMA Membership

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Your NMA Membership entitles you to:

Voting Representation within the NMA House of Delegates[Active Members Only*]
The National Medical Association House of Delegates is the legislative body, which establishes broad association policy on national health issues, clinical practices, medical education, special interest concerns, and operations. Delegates based on a proportionate ratio within each state represent regular members. Thus, regular members have a voice in the shaping of national policy that affects your livelihood and the welfare of your patients.

Membership Discounts on Continuing Medical Education Programs
The National Medical Association Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly offers the nation’s foremost program on medical science and African American health. Attendees at this meeting can earn as many as 40 continuing medical education units. NMA membership provides special discounts on registration at this and other NMA-sponsored continuing medical education programs.

NMA Journal and Electronic Resources
The Journal of the National Medical Association is the official scientific, scholarly publication of the Association, which has been published continuously since 1909. Members will have access to JNMA in print format, and coming soon, new electronic format option. NMA E-Newsletter, is an electronic newsletter published monthly highlighting NMA, policy, and medical news.

NMA Physician Locator Service
The NMA physician locator service identifies active NMA members for consumers who are in search of an African American doctor. Active NMA members can potentially increase the access of patients to their practice by enrolling in this free members’ only service!

NMA Career Center
If you are actively seeking a career change, seeking to be recruited by major health plans or simply interested in being considered if the right opportunity comes along, log on to NMA’s Career Center. NMA members can submit their resume/vitae confidentially at no cost.

Membership Card
Your personal membership card, containing your individual membership number, validates your status as a member in good standing.