Newswise — The first #BlackInCardio week happens Oct. 19-25. It’s an inclusive event welcoming everyone at all career levels and all career types to join in and inspire more Black students to consider a career in cardiovascular medicine/research.
Please contact me to get in touch with one of the organizers to learn more.
Schedule:Monday: Roll call for networking and sharing/celebrating Black Cardio trailblazers
Tuesday: Whole heart – conversations with cardiologists, scientists who study the heart
Wednesday: Vasculature – conversations with vascular specialists, and about hypertension and stroke in Black communities
Thursday: Metabolic – conversation about cardiometabolic diseases like diabetes, and risk factors like stress and adiposity
Friday: Professionals – highlighting the work of cardiovascular professionals, starting conversations around topics related to cardiovascular work and health in Black communities
Saturday/Sunday: Weekend – what do Black cardiovascular professionals do outside of the lab?
More info: https://blackincardio.com/