New York   |   May 15-16, 2014
Medical and Social Determinants of Cardiometabolic Health

Conference Information

ISHIB2014 ISHIB, along with the scientific co-chairs Olugbenga O. Ogedegbe, MD, MPH and C. Alicia Georges, EdD, RN invites you to participate in this annual CME activity. The scientific co-chairs have assembled a multidisciplinary planning committee dedicated to developing a challenging, clinically practical, educational and networking experience. The scientific program will feature plenary sessions, workshops, symposia, and abstracts of new research on cardiovascular disease and other issues of importance to ethnic minority health. The wide range of programming will include findings from the most recent clinical trials, to proven approaches for cardiovascular disease treatment and prevention, to sessions emphasizing behavioral techniques to help patients modify behaviors that affect health.


Olugbenga O. Ogedegbe, MD, MPH New York University (NYU), School of Medicine


C. Alicia Georges, EdD, RN Hubert H. Lehman College


Plenary sessions will explore cardiovascular risk factors and their individual and collective impact on the health of ethnic minority populations. Sessions will be conducted in lecture and panel formats where presenters will address ethnic differences, analyze recent clinical trial data, and discuss the theme, "Medical and Social Determinants of Cardiometabolic Health. The sessions will evaluate the evolving, sometimes controversial, concepts such as true contributors and outcomes, prevalence and treatment, and components and pathophysiology.


Workshops will cover all topics presented in plenary sessions with more in depth information in an interactive, peer-directed, topic-specific format.


Supported symposia will address a variety of topics in 90- to 120-minute meal sessions featuring panel and lecture formats.


At the completion of ISHIB2014 programming, participants should be able to:
  • Understand and recognize the causes of social and psychological determinants of Diabetes in African Americans
  • Identify the causes and relationship between metabolic syndrome, diabetes and hypertension
  • Relate the use of the new cholesterol and JNC 8 guidelines to physicians practices
  • Describe new interventional approaches to the management of diabetes in African Americans
  • Recognize the impact of community involvement in achieving the management goals in the treatment of diabetes


Typical attendees include healthcare providers and advocates concerned with the quality of care and treatment of ethnic patients.

  • Medical Researchers
  • Public Health Professionals
  • Physicians
  • Medical Students
  • Physician Assistants
  • Social Workers
  • Nurses
  • Pharmaceutical Researchers and Professionals
  • Pharmacists
  • Federal and State Health Professionals
  • Dietitians and Nutritionists


Tell your colleagues about ISHIB2014. Included in this area is a packet of information that provides: conference facts, program-at-a-glance, media news advisory, registration forms, and ads of various sizes for use in your newspapers, magazines, or newsletters.

Please consider sending the information packet to your colleagues interested in heart health and sending the ISHIB2014 ads to those in your public affairs office that develop your organization's communication pieces.



This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint sponsorship of CME Outfitters, LLC and ISHIB. CME Outfitters, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


CME Outfitters, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.0 hours AMA PRA Category 1 credits. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

CE CREDITS FOR NURSES, DIETITIANS, AND OTHER HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS C Credit (Nurses): Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP15510, for 1.1 contact hours

ACPE CREDITS FOR PHARMACISTS CME Outfitters, LLC, is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education as a provider of continuing pharmacy education, 10.0 contact hours (1.1 CEUs)


It is the policy of CME Outfitters, LLC to ensure independence, balance, objectivity, and scientific rigor and integrity in all of their educational CE activities. Faculty must disclose to the participants any relationships with commercial companies whose products or devices may be mentioned in faculty presentations, or with the commercial supporter of this CE activity. CME Outfitters, LLC, has implemented a process to resolve conflict of interest for each CME activity. In order to help ensure content objectivity, independence, fair balance and ensure that the content is aligned with the interest of the public, CME Outfitters, LLC has resolved the conflict by external content review. The following information is for participant information only. It is not assumed that these relationships will have a negative impact on the presentations.