Kim Allan Williams, Sr., MD
James B. Herrick Professor of Medicine
Chief, Division of Cardiology
Associate Dean for Faculty Diversity, Equality and Inclusion
Rush University Medical Center


  • Explain the relationship between nutrients and death from heart disease.
  • Describe the excess cardiovascular mortality in African Americans, based on nutrition-related risk factors and disease. 
  • Discuss the risk factors for poor outcomes with COVID-19: obesity, diabetes mellitus, hypertension and cardiovascular disease, resulting in poorer outcomes in African Americans
Session date: 
04/22/2021 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm CDT
Microsoft Teams/T. Howard Clark
United States
  • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    Aurora Health Care is accredited by the Wisconsin Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Aurora Health Care designates this activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  • 1.00 Attendance
    Attendance Credit

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