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Black Lives Matter…In the Cath Lab, Too! A Role for Interventional Cardiology in Combating Racism
Session Description
In response to a year in which racial disparities in healthcare and police brutality led to intense civil unrest, academic medical centers and major cardiology organizations made bold anti-racism statements and initiatives. Interventional cardiac therapies are often underutilized in Blacks and Hispanics, exacerbating healthcare disparities and contributing to the excess cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in these communities. This lecture reviews racial disparities in interventional cardiology and discusses steps that the interventional cardiology community can take to reduce the impact of bias and racism in our specialty.
Faculty
Quinn Capers, IV, MD, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Associate Dean for Faculty Diversity 
University of Texas-Southwestern Medical Center
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SCAI designates this enduring activity for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.​​

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Summary
Availability: On-Demand
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered: 0.5 CME Credit
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