Globally, Black people have some of the highest rates of cardiovascular disease. Racial inequities in cardiovascular health must be tackled. Black In Cardio is a trainee-led initiative aimed at promoting Black people in the cardiovascular field and raising awareness about issues related to the cardiovascular health of Black communities.
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All the authors declare a non-financial competing interest: they are unpaid volunteers for Black In Cardio. J.A., S.B. and D.J.T. are directors of Black In Cardio, a 501(c)(3) non-profit corporation.
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Amartey, J., Okagbue, C., Saccoh, A. et al. Black In Cardio: promoting diversity and representation in the cardiovascular field. Nat Rev Cardiol 19, 717–718 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41569-022-00774-x