The Board of Trustees meetings are held quarterly. Two of the quarterly sessions are held in the Washington, D.C area, one is conducted via electronic means (usually in February), and one is held during and at the location of the Annual Convention and Scientific Assembly. Open sessions of the Board may be attended by officers, members, and those whom the Board may invite to appear before it. Closed sessions may be attended only by members of the Board.

Board of Trustees 2015 Meeting Schedule

  • February 21, 2015
    Board of Trustees
    Teleconference Meeting
    2:00p.m. (EST) 1:00p.m. (CST) 11:00a.m. (PST)
  • April 17-18, 2015
    Board of Trustees Meeting
    Double Tree by Hilton
    8727 Georgia Avenue
    Silver Spring, MD 20910
  • July 11, 2015
    Board of Trustees Meeting
    Teleconference Meeting
    2:00p.m. (EST) 1:00p.m. (CST) 11:00a.m. (PST)
  • August 1-5, 2014
    Board of Trustees Meeting
    NMA Annual Meeting and Scientific Assembly
    Detroit, Michigan



Executive Committee - 1st Tuesday

Health Policy Committee - 2nd Monday

Educational Affairs Committee - 2nd Tuesday

Membership Committee - 2nd Wednesday

Publications Committee - 2nd Thursday

Convention Committee -3rd Tuesday

Grants & Special Programs Committee - 3rd Wednesday

Financial Affairs Committee - 3rd Thursday

Governance and Compliance Committee - 4th Tuesday

The NMA promotes the collective interests of physicians and patients of African descent. We carry out this mission by serving as the collective voice of physicians of African descent and a leading force for parity in medicine, elimination of health disparities and promotion of optimal health.