ALMA is Committed to Serving You!

ALMA is committed to serving our community in several ways:  increasing the number of Latino healthcare professionals through mentorship programs and scholarship awards, providing preventive medical care and education through health clinics around the state of Arizona, providing access to lower cost, quality healthcare to uninsured and underinsured families through our ALMA MedCard Program.

ALMA Scholarship Program

ALMA 2017 Scholarship Application

ALMA provides scholarships to Latino students pursuing health care careers. Scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in an Arizona public or private university professional program, and who intend to practice in Arizona. You can download the 2017 Scholarship application here:

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ALMA 2015 Scholarship Recipients

Click here to see our 2015 ALMA Scholarship recipients and our proud history of recipients.

ALMA Purpose and Goals


“Dream the impossible… Make it happen!”

Mission Statement:

Unified health professionals advocating quality, culturally- competent, accessible health care for Arizona residents.


ALMA will be self-sufficient to support our mission, operations and strategic initiatives by growing the Endowment Fund to $1,000,000.00 by the year 2020.

Promote partnerships and innovation to establish a network of health professionals facilitating access to health care for Arizona residents.

Nurture health professionals involved in education, clinical research and innovative health care delivery systems.

Enhance collaboration with Amigos de ALMA to develop sustainable cultural initiatives in medicine, arts and athletics.

Meet our 2015/16 ALMA Council

The ALMA Council Elect is comprised of outstanding medical professionals with the vision to lead ALMA to the promised land. Click here to meet them.

ALMA Community Resources

Learn what you can do if you are uninsured and can’t afford to pay for health care. Community Health Centers provide primary care services regardless of ability to pay or immigration status.

Arizona Association of Community Health Centers

Charity Care & Financial Assistance – Many hospitals provide financial assistance for those who are uninsured and cannot afford health care.

Mayo Clinic – Charity Care
Banner Health Patient Financial Services
Scottsdale Healthcare – Medical Financial Assistance
Dignity Health – Payment Assistance 

National Institutes of Health
Click here to view an excellent reference guide to bone disease.
Click here to view an excellent reference guide to cardiology disease.
Click here to view an excellent reference guide to neurology disease.
Click here to view an excellent reference guide to pulmonary disease.
Epocrates – Patient Literature Library (Patient Education Literature)
Ashline – Arizona Smoking CessationNational Institutes of Health

Ashline – Ayuda para Fumadores de Arizona
Cancer Information

Bag-It (Information for Cancer Diagnosis)