Virtual 3 Day Event

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 to Thursday, September 30, 2021

Weill Cornell Medicine Meyer Cancer Center in partnership with NewYork-Presbyterian, NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital and MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper presents The Road to Breast Health Equity in the Era of COVID-19 (#BHE2021). This FREE weeklong online-accredited series will provide breast health disparities education. This activity has been approved for up to 7.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.

Department of Surgery | WCM

Vivian J. Bea, MD

Vivian J. Bea, MD, MBS, FACS

Assistant Professor of Surgery
Weill Cornell Medicine
Chief of Breast Surgical Oncology
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital

Dr. Vivian J. Bea, a board certified breast surgical oncologist, was recently named section chief of breast surgical oncology at NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital.

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Evelyn Robles-Rodriguez, DNP, APN

Kamel Abou-Hussein, MD

MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper

Dr. Abou Hussein is a breast medical oncologist at MD Anderson Cancer Center at Cooper in Camden, New Jersey.

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Program Objectives

This CME activity is intended to review disparities data, educate about breast cancer and the importance of early detection, and address topics to include community myths and facts, genetics, and risk reduction strategies. By the conclusion of this activity, participants should be able to:

Address the breast cancer disparities crisis in black women by utilizing data to identify deficiencies, quality gaps and show how improved access to care and education of community clinicians can make a difference

Discuss the importance of breast cancer screening, early diagnosis and multidisciplinary breast cancer care treatment in black women

Recognize the importance of survivorship and genetic testing in black women

Describe the social determinants of breast cancer detection and health

Who should attend:

Primary Care Physicians, Gynecologists, Family Medicine Physicians, Advanced Practice Providers, Nurses, Psychologist, Social Workers, Medical Students, Community Healthcare workers and Allied Health Professionals

Webinar Schedule

Tuesday, September 28, 2021 | 6:00pm to 8:30pm


Paving the Road to Breast Health Equity

Robert A. Winn, MD

Director of Virginia Commonwealth University
Massey Cancer Center
Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine
Department of Internal Medicine

Equitable Care from the Eyes of Breast Cancer Survivors
Breast Cancer Survivor Panelist Discussion

Suvivor Speakers

Desirée A. H. Walker
Diamonique Valentine
Linda T. Gaddy
Lynn Morris
RyeKisha Roark
Chinyere Ryan

Our Hospital Systems Road to Breast Health Equity:
Sister, Give Me Your Hand

Vivian J. Bea, MD

Assistant Professor of Surgery
NewYork-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medicine
Chief of Breast Surgical Oncology
Director of Breast Program
NewYork-Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital