The Empire State Medical Society 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.
The organization’s focus will include, health policy advocacy, elimination of health disparities, maximizing excellent health outcomes, health education, research and clinical trials, physicians continuing medical education, health professions student mentoring and recruiting, cultural competency and health literacy.
We at the Empire State Medical Society and NMA give great importance to the reduction of health inequality. Reducing health inequalities, improving health status, enhancing the responsiveness of the health system to the legitimate expectations of the population, and protecting people in a fair manner from the financial consequences of caring for health are our main goals.