• Douglass: Strides made in CV health equity, but much more needs to be accomplished

    14 days ago - By Healio

    Paul L. Douglass, MD, MACC, FSCAI, has long been an advocate for working toward eliminating disparities in CV care and achieving health equity in cardiology.
    When Douglass, a clinical and interventional cardiologist at Wellstar Health System in the greater Atlanta area, and a member of the Cardiology Today Editorial Board, raised the issue as president of the Association of Black Cardiologists in 1994, “it was considered almost impolite conversation,” he told Healio in 2011. But today, achieving health equity is a major part of the mission of many cardiology societies.
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