Call to Action: Structural Racism as a Fundamental Driver of Health Disparities: A Presidential Advisory from the American Heart Association
March 18, 1-2PM EDT
Structural racism has been and remains a fundamental cause of persistent health disparities in the United States. This presidential advisory by the AHA reviews the historical context, current state, and potential solutions to address structural racism in our country.
Join representatives from the American Heart Association, American Society of Health System Pharmacists, and the Anticoagulation Forum for a discussion of the article in the first of a four-part series on racial disparities in health care.
- Guest Speakers
- Edwardo Sanchez, MD, MHP, FAAFP
- Anjail Z. Sharrief, MD, MPH, FAHA
- Paul C. Walker, PharmD, FASHP
- Terri Wiggins, MS
- AC Forum Moderators
- Tracy Minichiello, MD Sara Vazquez, PharmD, BCPS, CACP
This webinar is coordinated by the Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Allyship (IDEA) Committee. Through the IDEA Committee, the AC Forum will work to increase awareness and promote diversity in our leadership, membership, and programming. We hope our members will engage in this initiative to re-evaluate their current practice, work to reduce health inequities, and improve the quality of care for all patients.
For More Information
- Read AHA’s Call to Action: Structural Racism as a Fundamental Driver of Health Disparities: A Presidential Advisory From the American Heart Association
- Watch Dr. Sara Vazquez, Co-Chair of AC Forum’s new IDEA Committee, to learn about our diversity initiatives and on the importance of this topic and relevance to every AC Forum member.