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The Baltimore Partnership to Reduce Cardiovascular Disparities was established in 2004 as an initiative to improve cardiovascular treatment and outcomes in African Americans with hypertension and diabetes. The Partnership is one of six partnerships funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The Partnership includes Bon Secours Baltimore Health System (BSBHS) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB) and the physicians within the following practice sites: Family Practice Office, the Department of Family Medicine (UMB); Faculty Practice Office, the Division of General Internal Medicine (UMB); and the Bon Secours Community-Based Physicians (BSBHS).


There are six specific aims for this partnership:

  1. Improve provider and patient approaches to management and treatment of hypertension
  2. Improve provider and patient approaches to management and treatment of diabetes
  3. Modify physician-related barriers to minority enrollment in clinical trials
  4. Improve patient adherence to treatment plans by identifying access barriers
  5. Build a strong and sustainable research program at BSBHS by establishing joint mentoring and training programs for physicians, allied-health workers, and administrators
  6. Enhance the disparities program at UMB through practical and didactic training at BSBHS 
Last Updated: 10/09/2014 at 10:34:46 AM