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 Promotion & Career Development. As an empowerment organization, our activities generate content material, career development opportunities, and advocacy products.

Avocacy

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.

  • Policy Briefs
  • Muslim Free Clinics
  • Connecting Muslims To Coverage (Affordable Care Act)

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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.

  • Mental Health
  • EnabledMuslim
  • Health Education

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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.

  • Webinars
  • Networking Events
  • Muslim Health Forum
  • Membership Drive

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Recent Blog Posts

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Eid: Avoiding the Sugar and Carb Madness

July 16th, 2015|0 Comments

Eid: Avoiding the Sugar and Carb Madness

Prayers have been offered, supplications have been asked and hopefully accepted, Laylatul Qadr (Night of Power) has come and gone, and the last of a blessed month has […]

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 […]