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Dec 9, 2020

Episode 6:  How Inequity Impacts the Heart

This episode completes the six-part series on Social Equity: Honoring Bernard J. Tyson’s Legacy, and his resilient pursuit of health and equity for all.

Moderated by Diversity and Inclusion Coach Tanya Odom; You'll hear a heart-felt tribute from Nancy Brown, CEO of the AHA and Dr. Keith Churchwell, Pres. of Yale New Haven Hospital who provides a framework for social determinants of health and how Bernard was instrumental in connecting the dots to our overall health including cardiovascular disease. 

In this episode, get answers to:

  • How stress and mental health impact the heart
  • What physicians can do to better
  • Why the community-at-large should be concerned and much more.