CMHC 2014 Symposium: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cardiometabolic Disease

Multiple mechanisms interact in complex ways to contribute to health status, including social class, genetics, personal health behavior, and utilization of medical care. This webcasts provides systemic approaches to reduce disparities and proven clinical strategies to combat cardiometabolic disease in ethnic minority populations. Jointly provided by the American College of Cardiology, in collaboration with the National Minority Quality Forum and Association of Black Cardiologists.

Supported in part by educational grants from Arbor Pharmaceuticals and Merck & Co.

Introduction and Epidemiological Profiles of Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Cardiometabolic Disease

Faculty: Laurence S. Sperling, MD

Systems Approaches and Priorities for Prevention in At-Risk Populations

Faculty: JoAnne M. Foody, MD

Prevalence, Trends and Medical Treatment: Racial and Ethnic Group Differences in Cardiometabolic Disease

Faculty: Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHA

Unique Racial/Ethnic Aspects of Cardiorenal Metabolic Syndrome and Associated CVD

Faculty: Kris Vijay, MD

Panel Discussion and Q&A

Moderator: Laurence S. Sperling, MD

Discussants: Keith C. Ferdinand, MD, FACC, FAHAJoAnne M. Foody, MDKris Vijay, MD