National Medical Association Pulls 2001 Convention Out Of Seattle

February 1999
Jet;02/22/99, Vol. 95 Issue 12, p40
Mentions that the National Medical Association (NMA) has responded to Washington State's passage of anti-affirmative action legislation by changing its plans to hold a convention there in 2001. Black physicians represented by the organization; Provisions of Initiative 200 which was passed by Washington voters; Possible alternative sites for the convention.


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