MCVI Grand Rounds - Disparities in Cardiovascular Care: Taking Action in Clinical Settings

May 5, 2021

Reducing health disparities remains a major public health challenge in the United States, and, despite advances in the identification of risk factors and the widespread use of evidence-based strategies in the management of cardiovascular disease, racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular care persist. Join us for this Miami Cardiac & Vascular Institute Grand Rounds presentation at which Dr. George Mensah will discuss the crucial relevance of social and environmental determinants of health and address challenges and opportunities for the attainment of health equity through evidence-based actions in the clinical settings.

Target Audience

Cardiologists, interventional cardiologists, cardiothoracic surgeons, vascular surgeons, interventional radiologists, sonographer, pulmonologists, hematologists, general internists, primary care physicians, intensivists, emergency medicine physicians, hospitalists, nurses, pharmacists, respiratory therapists and other interested healthcare providers.

Learning Objectives

  • Highlight the magnitude of cardiovascular disparities and their recent trends.
  • Articulate the crucial relevance of social and environmental determinants of health.
  • Utilize the spectrum of evidence-based actions to address cardiovascular disparities.
  • Address challenges and opportunities for reducing disparities in clinical settings.


Course Summary
Available credit: 
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
Course opens: 
Course expires: 
Event starts: 
05/05/2021 - 6:00pm EDT
Event ends: 
05/05/2021 - 7:00pm EDT
United States

George A. Mensah, M.D., FACC, FAHA
Director, Center for Translation Research & Implementation Science
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
Bethesda, Maryland

George A. Mensah, M.D., faculty of this educational activity, has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible companies* to disclose and will not include discussion of include off-label or unapproved product usage.
Non-faculty contributors and others involved in the planning, development, and editing/review of the content have relevant financial relationships to disclose. 

*Ineligible Companies - Companies whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling, or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients.

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Baptist Health South Florida is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Baptist Health has been re-surveyed by the ACCME and awarded Commendation for 6 years as a provider of CME for physicians.

Baptist Health South Florida designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This activity has been approved for 1 credit hour, CE Broker Course #20-846402, by the Florida Boards of Medicine, Osteopathic Medicine and by the Florida Council of Physician Assistants.

This activity has also been approved for 1 credit hour for Nurse Practitioners, Nurses, Respiratory Therapists and Pharmacists. Baptist Health South Florida CE Broker Provider #50-182.

Available Credit

  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
  • 1.00 General certificate of attendance
  • 1.00 Nurse Practitioners
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Nursing
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Pharmacy
  • 1.00 Florida Board of Respiratory Therapy
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