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The National Medical Association -Region VI will host the 2003 Annual Regional Convention & Scientific Program featuring NMA’s from Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Nevada, and Washington from May 31 through June 1, 2003 at the Hyatt Grand Champions Resort & Spa in Indian Wells.

This event is being hosted by the James Wesley Vines Jr. MD Medical Society.
Featured Programs include:

Disparities in Healthcare Delivery, Disparities in Healthcare: Denying African American Patients Access to Care, Multidimensional Perspectives on Disparities in Healthcare Delivery for Underserved Populations - moderated by Ancel J. Rogers, M.D. with panelists: Rodney G. Hood, MD, Ernest C. Levister, Jr., M.D., and Ancel J. Rogers, M.D.
Legislative and Media Forum: Lessons Learned, Putting Legislature to Work for You - Getting to the Media for Impact - moderator George Curry with Faculty Panel: Ernest C. Levister, Jr. M.D., Hardy Brown, Cloves Campbell, and Leonard Lee.

The Breakfast Symposium will be: Immunization and Asthma Update, The Results of the African American Asthma Consensus Panel – Adult and Child Immunization Update - Strategies to Improve Adult Immunization.

Other panels include: Renal Protection Update, Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease - Randall W. Maxey MD PhD; BioTerrorism Update, Basic Disaster Preparedness - Smallpox Update - Update on NMA Bioterrorism Project, Faculty Presenters Joseph McQuirter, D.D.S., Wilma J. Wooten, M.D., M.P.H., and Albert W. Morris, Jr. MD; and Infectious Disease Update, Resurgence of Syphilis, Syphilis Impact on HIV Infections with Faculty Presenters: Gary M. Feldman MD (invited) and Cherry L. Houston, PhD, MPH, RN.

To register call (866) 833-6030 or www.region6nma.org. Call Hyatt directly at (800) 233-1234 to reserve your Parlor Suite (all rooms are suites) ask for “NMA” Room Rates: $ 155/nt + Daily Resort Fee $10 [Regularly $ 250/nt].
Booths are still available.

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