Paper Addresses Urgent Need For Advancement of Women in Cardiology

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Urgent action may be needed in implementing creative, multipronged approaches to address the real and perceived barriers to women's full participation in cardiology, according to a paper published Sept. 30 in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.

Garima Sharma, MD, FACC, et al., provide a list of recommendations to promote inclusivity and improve the professional lives of men and women in cardiology.

They note that everyone must work together towards changing institutional norms and biases in cardiology, and create a culture where cardiologists feel personally responsible for this change. Read more.