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.

The Pulse of LGBTQ+ Health and the Spectrum of Care

Join the Association of Black Cardiologists, Black Mamas Matter Alliance and WomenHeart as a panel of experts equips the LGBTQ+ Community with tools and resources to improve health outcomes for themselves and their families while highlighting the unique healthcare obstacles faced by Black and other marginalized individuals within this group.

ALSO: Hear how we as healthcare providers, partners, and friends can learn to become better allies, reduce stigma, and foster partnerships throughout the community to help improve these cardiovascular health outcomes.

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The ABC Updates its CV DIBS Rankings

As part of its commitment to diversity in the workforce, the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. (ABC), seeks to provide insight into cardiovascular (CV) training programs in the US. The Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging Scorecard (DIBS), launched in November, 2020, is designed to understand and rank the diversity in CV academic training programs. This article updates the next phase of the initiative.

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Dr. Anekwe E. Onwuanyi Installed as President of the Association of Black Cardiologists

WASHINGTON, April 11, 2022 — /PRNewswire/ — Anekwe E. Onwuanyi, MD, FACC, was installed as the 19th President of the Association of Black Cardiologists (ABC) during the Spring 2022 Membership Meeting. He is the first board-certified, advanced heart failure specialist to hold the position in ABC’s nearly 50-year history.

Dr. Onwuanyi is Professor of Medicine and Chief of Cardiology at Morehouse School of Medicine (MSM), Medical Director of the Heart Failure Program at Grady Memorial Hospital and Co-Chair of Grady Heart and Vascular Center, Atlanta, GA. The Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program at Morehouse School of Medicine was established in 2017 under his leadership with a key goal of diversifying the cardiovascular physician workforce. Prior to joining MSM, Dr. Onwuanyi held faculty appointments as Assistant Professor of Medicine at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York.

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We Are The Faces of Black Maternal Health

Leading Black Cardiologists and medical professionals share their professional and personal experience with Black Maternal mortality and morbidity – the health of women during preconception, pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum – as well as the impact it has on families.

 

 

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Resource Hub

Stay informed with the latest science and clinical aspects of the coronavirus infection, and find helpful resources including frequently asked questions (FAQ) for health care providers, patients, and the public developed and curated by the ABC’s COVID-19 FAQ Watch editors and community programs committee.

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Stop The Spread

Take an active part in stopping the spread of flu today by getting vaccination as recommended by your healthcare provider. Then share the news by making certain your family and neighbors get vaccinated to.

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ABC Clinical Research Network

Comprised of investigators from a variety of therapeutic areas, the ABC CRN 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.

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