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Cardiology Management

Where are the women in cardiology?

2018 17 Nov

Despite continued focus on gender equality and equal opportunities for men and women, women continue to remain a minority in cardiology. The "residency to fellowship cliff" as labelled by Pamela Douglas, Chair of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) Task on Diversity, may have something to do with this as only about 21% of cardiology fellows... Read more

Cardiology Management

Gender Gap In Cardiac Arrest Care

2016 21 Jun

New research published in the Journal of the American Heart Association shows that women who have a cardiac arrest are less likely than men to receive potentially life-saving procedures such as angiography to look for blocked coronary arteries or angioplasty to open them.  Lead author of the study Luke Kim, MD, assistant professor of medicine in... Read more

Executive Health Management

Healthcare Gender Gap: 18% of Hospital CEOs Are Women

2014 16 Dec

A white paper published online by San Francisco-based healthcare startup supporter Rock Health reports that women make up 18 percent of US hospital CEOs, and four percent of healthcare company CEOs. These facts contrast with the finding that women comprise 73 percent of health services and medical managers and 47 percent of medical school graduates.... Read more