Laura Ross, PA-C, AACC, CLS
Director of the Prevention Clinic
Park Nicollet Heart and Vascular Center
Laura Ross received her Master of Science in Physician Assistant Practice from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. She currently works at Park Nicollet Heart and Vascular Center, caring for cardiovascular patients in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. She is a Certified Lipid Specialist, a member of the ACC Interventional Leadership Council, and the president-elect of the Academy of Physician Associates in Cardiology.
Presenting at the Nexus Summit:
Impact of Interprofessional Education Addressing Social Determinants of Health in Closing Gaps in Management of Atrial Fibrillation
BackgroundMultiple studies have demonstrated that social determinants of health (SDOH) are directly and indirectly associated with mortality and morbidity in cardiovascular (CV) disease, especially in nonvalvular atrial fibrillation (NVAF) management and outcomes. Despite this evidence, healthcare professional (HCP) awareness of disparities and their magnitude is low. Interprofessional, multidisciplinary collaboration is essential to addressing SDOH in cardiovascular care. Therefore, Clinical Care Options and Practicing Clinicians Exchange, in collaboration with the Academy of Physician…