Association of Black Cardiologists

Our Mission

Founded in 1974, the Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc., (ABC) is a nonprofit organization with an international membership of 2,500 health professionals, lay members of the community (Community Health Advocates), corporate members, and institutional members. The ABC is dedicated to eliminating the disparities related to cardiovascular disease in all people of color. Today, the ABC's public and private partnerships continue to increase our impact in communities across the nation.

The Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc. is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME).

Our Mission
Our mission is to champion the elimination of cardiovascular disparities through education, research and advocacy.

Our Values
We believe that good health is the cornerstone of progress. We are firm in our resolve to make exemplary health care accessible and affordable to all in need, dedicated to lowering the high rate of cardiovascular disease in minority populations and committed to advocacy and diversity. We are guided by high ethics in all transactions and strive for excellence in our training and skills.

Our Vision
Cardiovascular Disease is No Longer a Leading Cause of Death.

Our Goals
•  Create Leadership that Drives a National Agenda
•  Achieve a Reduction of CVD through Awareness
•  Establish Sufficient Endowment to Fund Our Programs