Women in Cardiology at ACC Heart House, Washington, D.C.

The ACC’s Women in Cardiology (WIC) Member Section and Leadership Council is the home for female cardiology community within the ACC, advocating for and advancing the priorities of interest to the community.

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Gina P. Lundberg, MD, FACC

Feature | Why Young Women Should #ChooseCardiology

July 19, 2018

The number of women in cardiology has failed to keep up with the number of women in medicine. As medicine residencies approach more than 50 percent of women in training, female fellows in cardiology remain 20 percent at best. A 2009 physician workforce survey published in the Journal of the American College of Cardiology showed most cardiologist — even female cardiologists — have high job satisfaction and would choose cardiology as a subspecialty again.

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The ACC Women in Cardiology subgroup on LinkedIn is a space for women cardiologists to strengthen their professional support system and skills through online networking. By joining this group, women cardiologists will have access to educational opportunities, learn about news and events, and participate in conversations with their female colleagues.

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