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.

ABC/NMA Joint Symposium

Join us in New Orleans for the ABC/NMA Joint Symposium – Beyond Guidelines: Emerging Areas in Cardiology.








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A Perfect Match: Tips for Getting into Cardiology Fellowship

The ABC welcomes residents and medical students who are interested in cardiology fellowship to join us for this discussion.








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ABC, ACC, and AHA Joint Statement on Connection Between Black Maternal Health and Heart Health

This is Our Lane – Too: Joint Statement on the Maternal Health Crisis from the Association of Black Cardiologists, American College of Cardiology, and American Heart Association.

The ABC was joined by the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and the American Heart Association (AHA) to emphasize the urgent action “needed to combat the maternal morbidity and mortality crisis in America” and the vital role that cardiologists have to play.”

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ACC/ABC Merck Research Fellowship Award

Three one-year fellowships will be awarded to support research in adult cardiology. One of the awards will be given to a person of color and will be awarded by the Association of Black Cardiologists. Preference is given to individuals who have had no more than two years of prior full-time experience either in clinical or basic research. Recipients will be expected to pursue a full-time project in clinical research during their year of supported training.

Deadline: June 12, 2023 at 11:59PM ET

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Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider

Join us at Cardiovascular Update for the Primary Care Provider: Improving CV Care Access and Outcomes Across all Communities

This educational offering will bring together experts in cardiovascular disease (CV) for a review of fundamentals and the most important changes in CV medicine including the diagnosis and management of commonly encountered CV conditions.

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The African American Heart Study

The observational African American Heart Study will investigate the association between lipoprotein(a) and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease in 5,000 African American participants in the U.S.

Elizabeth Ofili, MD, MPH, FACC

Sponsor: Amgen

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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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