The Crisis of Misdiagnosis in Women’s Heart Disease Briefing

On March 1, Women’s Heart Alliance, in partnership with WomenHeart, hosted a virtual Hill briefing for policymakers, staff, and advocates to discuss missed and delayed diagnosis of heart disease in women and how to work toward policy that supports life-saving solutions. Speakers included WHA Scientific Advisory Board Member Dr. C. Noel Bairey Merz, WomenHeart CEO Celina Gorre, Executive Director of PCORI Dr. Nakela Cook, and WomenHeart Champion Charity Watkins.

The State of Heart Disease Across the Nation

Heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the United States. Learn more about the state of women’s heart disease in your state. Click here to find your state’s fact sheet.

Women’s Heart Alliance Survey

The following are results from survey conducted or commissioned by the Women’s Heart Alliance:

Women’s Heart Alliance 2016 Progress Report

Through awareness, advocacy and action, we have made important strides to educate and empower women to fight back against their number one killer, cardiovascular disease. Click here to view the 2016 Progress Report.

Organization’s Focused on Women’s Heart Disease

The Women’s Heart Alliance is grateful for the support of organizations that are focused on raising awareness of heart disease and stroke as the #1 killers of women. Through collaboration, together we can shine a broader spotlight on heart disease in women and inspire action to fight it.

Additional Resources

The following are additional resources on women and heart disease: