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    Using precision medicine to bridge bench to bedside.

The Sarver Heart Center

Message from the Director

About half of our patients are women, yet cardiology remains a male-dominated specialty. If we want to recruit and train a more diverse group of cardiologists, particularly women and under-represented minorities, we need to acknowledge the current state of the profession, change some perceptions, and think creatively about the cardiologists’ career of the future.  

Innovating. Life-Saving. Patient Care.

Grand Rounds

Green Valley Stroke Support Group
Thursday, November 14, 2019 - 10:00am


Heart News

Does race influence decision-making for advanced heart failure therapies?

11/11/2019

“African-American race negatively influenced the decision-making process for heart transplants, especially during discussions among health care providers,” said lead author Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, an assistant professor of medicine and advanced heart failure/transplant cardiologist at the University of Arizona’s Sarver Heart Center. “Since advanced therapy selection meetings are conversations rather than surveys, race may contribute significantly to treatment recommendations.”


UA Steele Children's Research Center Leads Statewide Study of Congenital Heart Defects

10/14/2019

The University of Arizona Division of Pediatric Cardiology Congenital Heart Program will explore the public health problem of congenital heart defects among children, adolescents and adults.


The Diabetes/Heart Disease Connection: Lunch & Learn Highlights.

10/07/2019

The number of adults diagnosed with diabetes has more than doubled during the past 20 years as the American population has aged and become more overweight. This number may be reduced if more people are screened for prediabetes, a condition that affects 84 million in which 90% don't know they have it.