Our Mission is to Promote the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, including Stroke, in Blacks and other Minorities and to Achieve Health Equity for all through the Elimination of Disparities.
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February is American Heart Month
Throughout February, ABC is partnering with the National Institutes of Health (NIH)/National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) to raise awareness about heart health and to urge Americans to lower their risk for developing heart disease.
National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day
Each year, an estimated 25,000 people in the U.S. die from Heart Valve Disease. ABC has again partnered with the Alliance for Aging Research to bring awareness to those at risk. On February 22, National Heart Valve Disease Awareness Day will be celebrated with events and campaigns to spread the word.Learn More
ABC Clinical Trials Network
The ABC Clinical Trials Network (ABC CTN), provides investigators from multiple specialities with unparalleled access to clinical studies of interest while offering industry “one-stop” access to multiple investigators that ascribe to the same standard of clinical trial conduct.
Comprised of investigators from a variety of therapeutic areas, the ABC CTN was developed to serve as a central “wheel hub” to identify and vet clinical trial opportunities, match investigators to trials of interest, and provide some of the infrastructure support that physicians say would be beneficial.Find out more
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Through the ABC, I have developed significant mentoring relationships with many prominent cardiologists throughout the nation who have helped to broaden my research focus and strengthen my clinical endeavors.
ABC is on the forefront of health equity. Even though I am not a black cardiologist, I feel that the mission and values of the organization are very aligned with my own and the organization is very inclusive.
I was successful in winning the Dr. Jay Brown Best Abstract award. This helped to foster collaborations and mentorship which have been invaluable for a junior attending.
The ABC has helped me to build and maintain professional relationships across numerous specialties in different institutions.
One of the things I like best about ABC is that they actively promote research and collaboration among its members and with other groups/institutions.