Our 3 Areas of Focus | Where We're Making A Difference

AMHP is engaged in a number of areas of high importance to the American Muslim community and the country at-large. Most of our programming relates to three key topic areas: Advocacy, Health Education & Career Development. As an empowerment organization, our activities generate content material, career development opportunities, and advocacy products.

Advocacy

AMHP has been at the forefront of articulating the American Muslim health professional community’s responses to policy developments, educating members and their communities on health policy and advocating on behalf of health professionals and community clinics throughout the nation. LEARN MORE

Health Promotion

AMHP seeks to improve the physical and mental health of communities by empowering community leaders through focused training seminars and elevating successful models. AMHP activities in this area span a range of key areas, including mental health, obesity, disability rights, and more. AMHP has been an active participant in the First Lady’s Let’s Move campaign. LEARN MORE

Career Development

Fundamental to the work of American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) has been empowering the next generation of thinkers, leaders, and practitioners. Through a series of webinars , career trajectory series as well as networking events, AMHP is dedicated to providing its members with the right tools and resources to maximize their career potential. LEARN MORE

Financial Assistance // Supporting AMHP's Work

AMHP is a 501(c)3 non-profit charitable organization that relies solely on the generosity of those who wish to empower their fellow American Muslim health professionals and improve the health of American Muslims. Donations made to AMHP are tax deductible.

Funds received will be used to support educational, outreach & charitable projects and committees under AMHP. Online credit card are processed by Paypal. Paypal handles the transaction, so we do not keep your donation payment information.


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Ways To Support AMHP

Volunteer // Share You Expertise

AMHP relies on expert volunteers to determine the state-of-the-field and develop strategies with which to act. We may collaborate with volunteers in the following capacities:

  • Identify areas of need and key individuals/topics.
  • Design programming or strategy specific to a topic.
  • Research and develop grant proposals.
  • Assistance with specific events or resources.
  • Assistance with outreach.
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Social Media // Connecting To Our Networks

AMHP is heavily focused on outreach, both within and outside the American Muslim community.  We hope to encourage awareness around complex issues relevant to the health of American Muslims and share strategies by which health professionals are making a difference. Therefore, we rely on social media like our Community Blog, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to foster discussion and debate. Please join our networks and the contribute to the conversation!

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Institutional Partnerships

Partnership has always been a focus for our organization. We realize that in order to tackle the most serious problems, inclusive and effective collaboration is necessary at all levels. Having worked extensively with nonprofit organizations within and outside of the faith community and local and federal government agencies, we understand the many issues associated with working across organizations and disciplines.

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Partnership has always been a focus for our organization. We realize that in order to tackle the most serious problems, inclusive and effective collaboration is necessary at all levels. Having worked extensively with nonprofit organizations within and outside of the faith community and local and federal government agencies, we understand the many issues associated with working across organizations and disciplines.




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AMHP's Community Blog

AMHP is engaged in a number of areas of high importance to the American Muslim community and the country at-large. Most of our programming relates to three key topic areas: Advocacy, Health Education & Career Development. As an empowerment organization, our activities generate content material, career development opportunities, and advocacy products.

Ramadan: Toning the Soul and Body

June 17th, 2015|0 Comments

Plates of dates and glasses of milk line the table. Bowls of salad and soup grace the edges while a giant platter of chicken sits majestically in the center. A delectable dessert is cooling on [...]

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Mental Health Stigmatized Among Health Professionals

May 29th, 2015|0 Comments

Mental Health Stigmatized Among Health Professionals

I recently received a message from a friend struggling with anxiety and ADHD, who had been prescribed medication by her doctor. Coming from a South Asian Muslim background, her family [...]

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Bottled Up: Mental Health and American Muslims

May 18th, 2015|0 Comments

“Shhh, we don’t talk about that.”

“People will think I’m crazy.”

I often hear these statements in reference to a number of things within Muslim communities but none so often as seeking mental health services. The notion [...]