Thank you, CVS/Caremark!

Thank you, CVS/Caremark!   In a bold, historic move, CVS/Caremark will stop selling tobacco products in their stores by October 2014. Our nation’s largest drugstore chain is setting an example for pharmacies across the country. CVS will also roll out a program this spring to help people quit smoking. This is change to celebrate! The NPA … Read more

Physician Leadership Institute: BUILDING COALITIONS FOR PATIENT ADVOCACY

March 14-17, 2008 in Houston, Texas With your support, the National Physicians Alliance has enjoyed a remarkable year of success.  Now we welcome you to the third national gathering of the NPA.  This landmark physician leadership training features novel programming around four main educational tracks: Eliminating Health Disparities Integrity in Medicine Building Coalitions for Patient … Read more

Secure Health Care for All Campaign

  Mobilizing the Physician Voice Now is the time to repair our broken health care system.  As part of the reform solution, the National Physicians Alliance strongly supports the creation of a public health insurance option, which is part of President Obama’s Health Plan and which represents a middle road, bringing together single payer advocates … Read more

Speaker Profile – Valerie Arkoosh

Valerie Arkoosh, MD, MPH, NPA President Specialty: Obstetric Anesthesiology Expertise: Health Reform, Health Policy City, State: Philadelphia, PA Current Position: Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology and Clinical Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine Education: Master of Public Health degree, with a concentration in Health Policy, from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School … Read more

Please Support CDC Research on Gun Violence Prevention

On May 21, Senator Markey and Congresswoman Maloney introduced bicameral legislation that would fund $10 million each year from FY15 through FY20 for gun violence prevention and gun safety research via the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is vital work that has been starved by NRA lobbyists for far too many years. Your legislators need … Read more

Local Networks

A Local Network is a group of NPA members in a defined geographic area.  Some Local Networks focus on issues and activities championed by the national organization, while others focus on local priorities that are consonant with the NPA mission. To learn more about NPA Local Networks to meet and collaborate with other NPA physicians or, … Read more

2019 NPA Conference

Learn how to become a better advocate for your patients and connect with other medical professionals at the 2019 NPA National Conference, being held in partnership with the American Medical Student Association (AMSA). Thursday, March 7 – Saturday, March 9, 2019 Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, VA (just outside of DC) REGISTER TODAY! If you … Read more

GVP Webinar – Sign Up Now

To register for our next webinar “Guns & Gag Laws: 2015 State Legislation Update” please complete the form below, the dial-in numbers will appear after you click submit. A reminder notice with the same call-in information will also be sent 24 hours prior to this call.  If you have any questions, please contact Becky Martin, … Read more

National Grand Rounds August 5, 2013 Webcast Registration

Register below to join the live on-line webcast Value-Based Prescribing: What Drives Physician Behavior? Monday, August 5, 2013 from 7-8pm (EST) / 4-5pm (PST) Speakers: Richard J. Baron, MD, President  & CEO of the American Board of Internal Medicine and the ABIM Foundation Maureen Bisognano, President and CEO, Institute for Healthcare Improvement Moderator: Cheryl Bettigole, MD, … Read more

Oppose Tom Price’s nomination to lead the Department of Health and Human Services

President-elect Trump has named Rep. Tom Price as his nominee to lead the Department of Health and Human Services. Though several medical organizations quickly endorsed him, NPA led the opposition and was one of the first physician groups to openly oppose the nomination. It is obvious we have to fight hard to protect our patients. And … Read more