Drs. Thakran and Kalra Shed Light on Gender Disparities in Cardiovascular Care in India

Kalra Hospital’s Vikas Thakran, MD, DM and Ankur Kalra, MD, FACP, FACC shed more light on gender disparities in cardiovascular care in India.

Little is known about gender disparities in cardiovascular care access and delivery in India.

Kalra Hospital’s Vikas Thakran, MD, DM and Ankur Kalra, MD, FACP, FACC shed more light on gender disparities in cardiovascular care in India at international platforms in Chennai, India (Cardiological Society of India annual scientific sessions; February 12, 2016 (view a PDF of this abstract) and Chicago, USA (American College of Cardiology annual scientific sessions; April 3, 2016 (view a PDF of this abstract), respectively.

Full-length original article, authored by Ankur Kalra, MD, FACP, FACC, is now published in International Journal of Cardiology (view a PDF of the full paper). This work was supported by the American College of Cardiology Foundation, Washington, DC. Bristol Myers-Squibb and Pfizer, Inc. are Founding Sponsors of PINNACLE (Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence) India Quality Improvement Program (PIQIP).

Drs. Vikas Thakran, MD, DM and Ankur Kalra, MD, FACP, FACC presenting their findings from the American College of Cardiology's PINNACLE

Drs. Vikas Thakran, MD, DM and Ankur Kalra, MD, FACP, FACC presenting their findings from the American College of Cardiology's PINNACLE (Practice Innovation and Clinical Excellence) India Quality Improvement Program at Chennai, India and Chicago, USA, respectively. Dr. Kalra discussed his findings with Dr. Eric D. Peterson (seen in the picture on the left) at the American College of Cardiology annual scientific sessions; Dr. Peterson is the Fred Cobb Distinguished Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology, a DukeMed Scholar, and the Executive Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), Durham, NC, USA.