ACC Diversity & Inclusion Resources

California Chapter Diversity & Inclusion

The ACC is committed to improving diversity and inclusion within the cardiovascular workforce and the College’s membership, and recognizes the success of its Mission is dependent on including people, as members and as leaders, who provide a diversity of background, experience, ideas and perspectives.

The College’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is embodied in many different activities, including ACC’s recently updated Core Values.

Learn more about the College's Diversity and Inclusion Initiative in this 2018-2023 strategy summary.


CARE Community Health and Culture Fair 2019
The Stanford Center for Asian Health research and Education hosted its first Community Health and Culture Fair on April 27, 2019 at the Arrillaga Alumni Center in Stanford, CA. The program consisted of health talks by Stanford Faculty and Guest Lecturers, Health Screenings and Cultural Performances. At the fair, 75 participants were tested for cholesterol and we had glucose, blood pressure, alcohol flush and skin check stations. The event was well attended and enjoyed by the community.
Presentation: CARE Community Health and Culture Fair [PDF]

Inaugural Chapter Diversity & Inclusion ThinkTank

ACC '19 in New Orleans, LA | March 17, 2019
Representatives from around the county join Southern CA Governor Dr. Pranav Patel (front, center) to brainstorm techniques to promote Cardiology through ACC Chapters.

ACC International Diversity and Inclusion

Diversity and Inclusion

Learn more about the College's Diversity and Inclusion Initiative in this 2018-2023 strategy summary.

"The fact that the nation’s health professions have not kept pace with changing demographics may be an even greater cause of disparities in health access and outcomes than the persistent lack of health insurance for tens of millions of Americans."

Quote from the prominent national Sullivan Commission on Diversity in the Healthcare Workforce, chaired by a former secretary of United States Health and Human Services issued the much quoted Sullivan Report: Missing Persons: Minorities In The Health Professions: A Report Of The Sullivan Commission On Diversity In The Healthcare Workforce,

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Your ACC Membership is working for you

The ACC is your professional home for tools and resources that support you in your efforts to provide high quality cardiovascular (CV) care to patients worldwide. From training through retirement, membership brings with it benefits that, purchased separately as a nonmember, would cost thousands. Benefits include:

If you are not receiving ACC benefits and services, but are a fellow in training in an approved program, please fax a letter from your training director indicating you are currently participating in a program, include a current address with e-mail address to: Damion Wise at (202) 375-6842.

"When health is absent, wisdom cannot reveal itself, art cannot manifest, strength cannot fight, wealth becomes useless, and intelligence cannot be applied."
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