Women in Medicine

4 Women Cardiologists Breaking Barriers

International Women’s Day is a special time to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. This global action takes place on March 8th but is celebrated all month long. Here are a few women physicians who are making an outsized impact on the medical field. Heidi Connolly, MD Dr. Connolly is a Professor of…

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Top 10 Women in Cardiology on Social Media

There are so many women in cardiology, yet why don’t we hear about them more? In the medical field, 50% of medical students are women and only 12% of those women choose cardiology as a career. There’s a barrier within the cardiology space with women cardiologists earning less than male cardiologist, and struggling to have…

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Words of Wisdom from a Trailblazing Female Cardiologist

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An Interview Series with Dr. Pamela Douglas, Ursula Geller Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Disease, Duke University School of Medicine When Dr. Pamela Douglas began her career as a cardiologist in the 70s, she was one of the only women in the field. In 2017… she’s still one of the few women in the field, but…

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Three Ways to Increase Diversity in Cardiology

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An Interview Series with Dr. Pamela Douglas, Ursula Geller Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Disease, Duke University School of Medicine  Last week I spoke to Dr. Pamela Douglas about the lack of women in cardiology, but women aren’t the only group missing. Certain racial and ethnic groups are also woefully underrepresented. In her role as chair of…

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Female Cardiologists Earn Less Money and Face More Discrimination

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An Interview Series with Dr. Pamela Douglas, Ursula Geller Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Disease, Duke University School of Medicine Dr. Pamela Douglas is one of the leading cardiologists in her field, and is passionate about making it a friendlier place for women. She conducts extensive research on the experience of women in cardiology and chairs…

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