About us

VAMA

VAMA is a non for profit association that aims to help on the severe Venezuelan healthcare crisis. We pursue to enhance cooperation mechanisms with our colleagues there, who are battling sickness with almost no resources.

VAMA is a non for profit association that aims to help on the severe Venezuelan healthcare crisis.

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Who we are

Since 1996 we are a non for profit organization of Venezuelan physicians residents in the US. We make no discrimination as to race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.

The Venezuelan American Medical Association (VAMA) operates according the main values that guide our medical profession; excellence, compassion, altruism and trustworthiness.

Our Mission

  • Publicly denouncing the current healthcare crisis occurring in Venezuela.
  • Partner in the creation of an effective humanitarian channel to help provide medicines and medical supplies to Venezuelans through already established physician networks.
  • Formulate and execute an action plan in case a major health catastrophe occurs in Venezuela.

Our Vision

A professional community of valued physicians practicing the highest quality health care in their communities. We continue to contribute to the advancement of medicine in our home country, Venezuela.

We will work to achieve our vision by offering:

  • Expert professional guidance to our members, whenever they need it.
  • A network where they can connect with each other, through our social media and events.
  • Preparation of our doctors to respond to natural disasters or any emergent health crisis scenario in Venezuela.

History, objectives and goals of VAMA

Since 1996 we are a non for profit organization of Venezuelan physicians residents in the US. We make no discrimination as to race, religious beliefs, class or political opinions.

Meet our team

We pursue to enhance cooperation mechanisms with our colleagues there, who are battling sickness with almost no resources.

For these reasons we need you! VAMA has opened a free registration period to all Venezuelan doctors residing in the US.

Together we can make a difference! We are VAMA we are Venezuela.

Join our Team
Dr. Rafael Gottenger
President
DR. BELEN ESPARIS

Vicepresident

DR. GILBERTO TORRES-MADRIZ

Director

DR. JAIME GHITELMAN

Director

DR. MARIA EVELYN NADALES

Director

DR. SIMON ANGELI

Secretary

DR. RAQUEL LUCENA

Secretary