Health Equity Resource Center

Why Health Equity

Using the ACC's health equity strategy, we aim to achieve a culture of equitable cardiovascular care and heart health for all. The ACC is paving the road to health equity through advocacy, education, and science, and by acknowledging social determinants of health and eliminating disparities. Find more details here:

Health Equity Taskforce Members

  • Dipti Itchhaporia, MD, FACC (Immediate Past Chair)
  • Paul Douglass, MD, FACC (Chair)
  • Kathryn L. Berlacher, MD, FACC
  • Pamela S. Douglas, MD, MACC
  • Linda D. Gillam, MD, MACC
  • Akshay K. Khandelwal, MD, FACC
  • Robert Roswell, MD, FACC
  • Herman A. Taylor, Jr., MD, FACC
  • Thad F. Waites, MD, MACC
  • Marlene S. Williams, MD, FACC
  • Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA
  • Dorairaj Prabhakaran, MD

Readings and Resources