Meetings and Events | ACC WIC Section Extends Reach, Holds First Meeting in the Middle East

During the ACC Middle East Conference in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, this past October, members of the ACC Women in Cardiology (WIC) Section held their first-ever international WIC Section meeting in the region. The goal of the meeting was to bring together female cardiovascular influencers from around the world to discuss practices, careers, personal lives and some of the unique challenges they face as women in the field of cardiovascular medicine. About 55 people from all career levels attended the WIC meeting, including a dozen men who expressed their support in advocating for female cardiologists. Here we share some of the stories and perspectives from female faculty who participated in the meeting. Read more.