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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.

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By |January 2nd, 2014|

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Community Liaison Job Description

By |December 2nd, 2013|

In the United States, where the median income is $50,054, having no insurance or having incomplete insurance coverage (underinsurance) means that every illness is financially ruinous. In 2007, 62.1% of bankruptcies were due to illness or the burden of medical bills. This debt burden is also experienced by millions of individuals who have poor insurance […]

American Muslim Health Professional of the Week!!

By |November 20th, 2013|

American Muslim Health Professional of the Week:

This program was set up to offer our members the opportunity to nominate Muslim health professionals that are making a difference within their communities.

Shifa Mohiuddin nominated her parents. Here’s what she had to say about them.
My parents, Sabiha and Muddassir Mohiuddin — both physicians who immigrated from […]

Know your Farmer, Know your Food.

By |October 2nd, 2013|

It seems that every week there is a new article about the dishonesty and misinformation from inside the food industry.   Even Trader Joe’s, the California-based grocer that quickly made an identity for itself as a sustainable, healthy, non-GMO food source, is not transparent about the origin and quality of its food.  Our confidence as consumers […]

International Medical Missions; One “Eye-opening” Experience

By |September 9th, 2013|

It was not the most exotic location I could think of to serve. When my husband questioned the local safety and political atmosphere in the country, I smiled and said, “it’s no big deal; it’s luscious Ecuador. “ I conveniently forgot to mention to him that San Lorenzo was often referred to as the crime […]

Advanced education in healthcare information technology (HIT): certifications vs. graduate degrees

By |August 26th, 2013|

I have recently received an increasing number of questions from readers of my own blog about whether or not graduate degrees or technical (HIT-specific or otherwise) certifications are worth the effort. I’ve written a few posts recently on similar topics which may be worth checking out:

Videos if you’re looking for healthcare IT jobs
The realities of […]

Become An AMHP Guest Blogger!

By |May 28th, 2013|

The AMHP blog is an excellent outlet to stay updated with the most recent discussions of health-related topics. We are proud of what the AMHP blog has been able to accomplish in such a short period of time as a few prior AMHP writing pieces have even been picked up by the Huffington Post.

We are looking for […]

Grounded in Faith: Resources on Mental Health and Gun Violence

By |May 8th, 2013|

The Interfaith Disability Advocacy Coalition (IDAC) launches compendium of resources on mental health and gun violence. American Muslim Health Professionals is a member of IDAC.  Together, we have created a guiding document to prevent stigmatization of mental health in th backdrop of gun violence.

WASHINGTON, DC: April 15, 2013 […]

Looking for a Summer Internship?

By |May 1st, 2013|

Location: Washington, DC

Compensation: Unpaid, Part-time (Approximately 10-15 hours/week)
Organization Description: American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP) is a national nonprofit organization which empowers Muslims in the health profession to improve the health of all Americans broadly and the health of Muslim Americans in particular. Since the organization’s founding almost a decade ago, AMHP has been at the […]

Gun violence: A National and International Crisis

By |April 24th, 2013|

We traveled to Turkey in the Fall of 2012 and made a 5 day stop at the Turkish-Syrian border not far from the ancient city of Antioch. We were to bring in medical supplies, assist, and learn from medical providers taking care of wounded Syrians. The now two-year-old Syrian revolution has created an extensive grassroots […]