Search Tag: racial and ethnic disparities

IMAGING Management

#SIR2019: GEMS Program debut

2019 26 Mar

 #SIR19ATX:  New initiative aims to foster diversity in interventional radiology AUSTIN, TEXAS —Former Society of Interventional Radiology (SIR) President Alan H. Matsumoto , M.D., FSIR, introduced a new program to support diversity in interventional radiology by providing a travel grant for medical students from diverse backgrounds... Read more

Cardiology Management

Study: Lower CHD Risk in Minority Populations

2016 01 Feb

A ten-year study of over 1.3 million Kaiser Permanente members in Northern California shows that blacks, Latinos and Asians have lower risk of coronary heart disease as compared to whites. The study is published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.  The study evaluated ethnic differences in risk of CHD within a diverse population - including... Read more