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About AMHP Board

American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) is a non-profit organization with an outreach of over 7000 health professionals and students working to leverage the educational background and skills of Muslims in the health care sector to improve the health of Americans.

Nabeel Ali

By |May 29th, 2014|

Nabeel Ali

Nabeel Ali, a medical student at Albany Medical College, has always been passionate about harnessing his training as a biomedical engineer to innovate medical technology for global settings.  Inspired by a trip to South Africa, he innovated technology to prevent pressure ulcers in wheelchair bound patients. He further developed a therapeutic device […]

Webinars You Don’t Want To Miss

By |May 8th, 2014|

We are proud to announce that AMHP will be participating in two upcoming webinars you don’t want to miss.

Engaging Providers: Million Hearts, Coverage to Care & An Update on the Affordable Care Act

Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 from 4:00 – 5:30pm EDT
To register: https://webinar.cms.hhs.gov/coveragetocare/event/registration.html
Presenters:

Khadija Gurnah

Connecting Muslims to Coverage, American Muslim Health Professionals

Janet Wright MD – Million Hearts

Executive […]

Important Message From President Obama

By |March 30th, 2014|

Dear AMHP members,

We are very excited to share this important message from President Barack Obama.

Hey —

I wanted to provide an important update on our efforts to get Americans health care coverage.
The deadline to enroll is Monday. If you know someone who still hasn’t signed up for health care, tell them to go to HealthCare.gov and […]

Webinar on Health Insurance with AMHP, ISNA and HHS

By |March 20th, 2014|

Muslims and the Health Insurance Marketplace 

March 24 at 2:00 pm ET

(1:00 pm CT, Noon MT, 11:00 am PT)

To Join by Phone Only, Dial: 1-702-489-0003, Access Code: 645-297-235
For those joining by phone only, the Pin Number is the # key
The Islamic Society of North America and the HHS Center for Faith-based and Neighborhood Partnerships invite you to attend […]

Weekend of Action for Health Care

By |March 3rd, 2014|

As health professionals, it is our responsibility to educate members of our community about what the health care law means for them and how to explore their options to #GetCovered in the health insurance marketplace before the end of the “open enrollment” period, when the marketplace closes on March 31, 2014 (for coverage to begin on May 1st).  The […]

Connecting Muslims to Coverage

By |January 22nd, 2014|

AMHP is working with various partners across the country to help educate Muslims about the provisions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and to coordinate enrollment events to Connect Muslims to Health Insurance Coverage.

We currently don’t have any contacts in some states that do have high numbers of uninsured but we have partnered with Enroll […]

Internship Opportunity at the Nation’s Capitol

By |January 16th, 2014|

The Center for Global Understanding (CFGU) has partnered with AMHP to bring its members a one of a kind opportunity to become involved in civic engagement, while experience the nation’s capital. CFGU is a non-profit civic and an educational organization designed to bring people together by focusing on cultivating the next generation of American leaders […]

Connecting Muslims to Coverage

By |January 15th, 2014|

In the United States, where the median income is $50,054, having no insurance or having insurance that does not cover essential health care visits means that any illness can create financial hardship. In 2007, 62.1% of bankruptcies were due to the burden of medical bills. Health insurance coverage is very important in the Muslim community […]

The Balancing Act of a Working Woman in Medicine

By |January 9th, 2014|

Curiously, at some point in their lives, all working women are asked the question, “How do you balance work and family?”  However, what defines balance? Is it being in perfect harmony at all moments in time?

Balancing work and family life is an age-old working woman’s dilemma.  In reality though, there is never a complete balance.  […]

She Lost Her Parents and Her Eyesight

By |January 7th, 2014|

Brothers, Sisters,

Assalamualaykum.

Do you remember the story of Ayesha, who is a 4 year old from Afghanistan? She lost her parents and her eyesight and was transferred to the DC area for treatment.

Imagine being 4 years old, waking up at a hospital only to discover you don’t speak the language, you can’t see anything and you are […]