Health Disparities in Advanced Heart Failure Treatment – Intersection of Race and Sex


Sarver Heart team led by Khadijah Breathett looking into gender and racial bias found doctors more judgmental on women’s appearance and social support networks, particularly African American women.

Constitution Has Answers for Balancing Health and Liberties Amid COVID-19, UArizona Experts Say


Three experts in constitutional law, environmental law and public health write in a new essay that one of America’s founding documents provides a framework for finding common ground to fight COVID-19.

UArizona Reports Record Number of Startups for Fiscal Year 2020


With 19 new companies added to its roster last fiscal year, the University of Arizona has now launched more than 100 startups since revamping its commercialization operation in late 2012.

How to increase inclusivity in clinical trials: a patient’s perspective


To encourage minority populations to participate in clinical trials, they must be ethically sound, with education and respect for the privacy rights of all participants, writes Wanda F. Moore, chair of the Sarver Heart Center Minority Outreach Program.

People and Programs ‘On The Move’ at UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson


Recent notices include appointments for curricular affairs, licensing, sleep medicine, research and student mental health, plus national awards for mentorship, diversity and pancreatic cancer studies.

UArizona President Outlines Fall Return to Campus


The university will offer four class formats and implement a range of safety measures on campus when the fall semester begins on Aug. 24 as scheduled with a mix of in-person and remote instruction.

Bias in Allocating Heart Failure Therapies; Women Critiqued More Harshly


The process of allocating heart therapies is biased. It's a structural problem. Dr. Khadijah Breathett invites clinicians to work on the structural solutions.

Change, Leadership, Ambition


Cardiology is the "best job," says Dr. Nancy Sweitzer. She covers research, scholarship, deliberative career development for young faculty and fellows during a Women As One podcast. Do you see yourself here?

Kudos to Faculty, Fellows and Students


The times may be unprecedented, but Sarver Heart Center faculty, fellows and students continue to advance research, scholarship and leadership. Here are some rays of normalcy during a time filled with challenges.

Cardiology Fellowship 2020 Graduates Celebrate in Pandemic Style


The physical gathering was sparse, but the virtual gathering was viewed around the world as five fellows graduated from the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, two from Interventional Cardiology, and one from Cardiac Electrophysiology.