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.

Stopping the Spread of Infectious Diseases: It’s flu season!

Getting the flu (Influenza) puts you at risk for serious illness, especially if you are age 65 or older, younger than age 2, pregnant or have a chronic health condition such as heart disease. Flu-related illness may also increase the risk of heart attack. Prevention is the best way to protect yourself and others.

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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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Adult Vaccination
Even though vaccines have reduced or eliminated many infectious diseases that were once harmful or deadly, thousands of adults in the U.S. are still susceptible because they have not been vaccinated. This informative guide will give you what you need to know about protecting your health.

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2023 Dr. Jay Brown Best Abstract Award

An abstract summarizing any problem that relates to cardiovascular disease whether it is: Clinical, Basic or Population Science.

Eligibility
Any physician/scientist presently in a residency or cardiology fellowship training program and a member of the Association of Black Cardiologists.

The Award
Four (4) outstanding abstracts will be selected. The winner of the Dr. Jay Brown Best Abstract Competition will also receive a $1,000 cash award.

Deadline
January 6, 2023

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Awareness Update

Watch ABC COVID-19 Awareness Update Videos, View COVID-19: What to Do to Stay Safe and Protect Others, and View COVID Resources and other updates.

 

 

 

 

 

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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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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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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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