Associations and Organizations

Philippine Nurses in the U.S.—Yesterday and Today

During the mid 20th Century, thousands of nurses from the Philippines migrated to the
United States in search of the American dream. Today a whole new generation of nurses is following the trail they blazed.

To Be Continued: Creating Sustainability for Grant-Funded Programs

Congratulations! You’ve just been awarded a grant to fund the project of your dreams. But will you be able to keep your program alive and well after the grant money runs out?

We Belong Together

We Belong Together

Why should you join a minority nursing association? Networking opportunities are one of the biggest benefits, and that’s just the beginning.

State of the Union

Formed seven years ago to provide a powerful, unified voice for all minority nurses, the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations (NCEMNA) continues to focus on the future

Get All the Facts About the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is one of the largest philanthropic organizations in the country. It donates grants to fund everything from research on addiction to models for the construction of new nursing homes.

Get all the facts about the Minority Health Professions Foundation

One of the Alliance's missions is to raise 'cultural proficiency' among providers. What does the term mean and why is it significant in the medical treatment of Hispanics?

Get All the Facts About the National Alliance for Hispanic Health

The National Alliance for Hispanic Health was founded in 1973 by a group of mental health professionals to improve the treatment of Hispanics by the mental health system. Within a few short years, the group had expanded its mission to addressing the health care needs of Hispanic families. Thirty-one years later its mission is multifaceted and includes helping consumers and providers, as well as promoting the appropriate use of technology, improving the science base for accurate decision making, and promoting philanthropy.

Get All the Facts About the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association (GLMA) is a national nonprofit organization based in San Francisco. GLMA’s mission is to make the health care environment "a place of empathy, justice and equity." The organization began in 1981 as the American Association of Physicians for Human Rights. It became the Gay and Lesbian Medical Association in 1994 to broaden its visibility, leadership, education and advocacy.

Get All the Facts About the National Rural Health Association

Everyone knows that cities have a strong need for medical professionals. After all, we've all seen ER. On television shows, city emergency rooms (and hospitals in general) are always understaffed, with doctors and nurses and other medical professionals scrambling to keep up with an ever-increasing patient load. All of this might make for interesting drama, but the truth is that rural areas have a far greater shortage of medical personnel than urban areas.

Get All the Facts About the National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities

The National Center on Minority Health and Health Disparities (NCMHD) is a division of the National Institutes of Health in the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. NCMHD was established by the United States Congress through the Minority Health and Health Disparities Research and Education Act of 2000 to promote equality in health outcomes for all citizens through research and education.

Peer Power

Not content with just helping local students succeed, San José’s Filipino Nursing Students Association sets its sights on creating a nationwide support network

In Conference: NSNA

National Student Nurses’ Association Anniversary Convention Celebrates 50-Year Commitment to Cultural Diversity

Honoring Diversity

Under the leadership of one of the nation’s most distinguished minority nurses, Sigma Theta Tau International launches a bold initiative to increase the racial, cultural and gender diversity of its membership

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Celebrating You!

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Celebrating You!

Trust. Without it, our careers and lives lose a solid foundation. Trust is certainly at the forefront of nursing. It's apparent when patients seek medical care in their most vulnerable states, trusting nurses to ease their pain and help them recover.

VITAS Honors National Black Nurses Association for Black History Month

VITAS Honors National Black Nurses Association for Black History Month

What better way for a national health care organization to commemorate Black History Month than by honoring the historical contributions of African American nurses? 

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