WIC News | The First Step to Modernize Cardiology's Attitude Toward Women: Train Your Brain

In a recent post on the Fellows in Training (FIT) Section Page, Jenine John, MD, an FIT at Stony Brook Hospital, discusses how to understand one's own biases regarding women in cardiology and how to overcome them. “Everyone has biases. They arise from the shortcuts that our brains use to assess situations ... Although we may not consciously think or act in biased ways, ideas that society and our scattered experiences have taught us linger in our brains. They then unconsciously affect our decisions, sometimes even in self-defeating ways.” Read more at ACC.org/FIT.