Introduction to Cardiovascular Health Concerns Among LGBTQ+ Populations

Published: 07 Sep 2021

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In this video Dr. Billy A. Caceres (Columbia University School of Nursing, US) meets Dr. Carl G. Streed (Boston University School of Medicine, Boston, MA, US) to give an introduction to the topic of cardiovascular health concerns among LGBTQ+ populations for healthcare professionals (including physicians, nurses, physician assistants) with expertise in primary care, cardiology, preventive cardiology, and family medicine. 

Key Learning Objectives

·       Understand individual, interpersonal, and structural factors that contribute to cardiovascular health disparities among lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer/questioning (LGBTQ+) populations.

·       Describe the cardiovascular health disparities that have been documented among LGBTQ+ populations.

·       Identify educational and community resources to support LGBTQ+ patients in reducing their cardiovascular disease risk.

·       Describe clinical and policy interventions to improve the cardiovascular health of LGBTQ+ populations.


Recorded remotely from New York and Boston, 2021. 

Editor: Mirjam Boros

Videography:Mike Knight and Tom Green