Robert O. Roswell, MD | SCAI

Robert O. Roswell, MD, is a leader in advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in medicine, including influential studies and talks focusing on the impact of implicit bias on disparities in healthcare access, delivery, and outcomes. As Associate Dean for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and Professor of Cardiology and Science Education, he oversees recruitment initiatives, pipeline programs, and innovative and enhanced medical curricula to build toward health equity and inclusion at the Zucker School of Medicine at Hofstra/Northwell. 
Dr. Roswell received his Health Care Executive for Diversity and Inclusion certification from the Association of American Medical Colleges. He serves as an Officer on the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine and chairs its Committee on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. In addition, he is the inaugural co-chair of the Critical Care Cardiology member section of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and is a member of their Board of Trustee Health Equity Taskforce.  

As a Co-Director of the Cardiac Intensive Care Unit at Lenox Hill Hospital, Northwell Health, in NYC, he is devoted to providing high-quality, acute cardiac care to patients with cultural humility. Dr. Roswell’s educational and clinical focus areas are Cardiac Arrest, Cardiogenic Shock, and Acute Cardiovascular Care.