The mission of the Women in Cardiology Section of the ACC is:

  • To enhance the careers of women cardiologists through the creation of professional development, mentoring and networking programs and through the promotion of leadership opportunities within the ACC.
  • To enhance the appeal of cardiology for women residents by recommending changes in training programs and by promoting effective, efficient and diverse career opportunities.
  • To encourage young women in high school, college and medical school to pursue a career in cardiology through the creation of mentoring programs and preceptorships.
  • To advocate for the parity of women cardiovascular physicians, in particular, equity in salary and leadership advancement within the physician workforce.