Search Tag: women in cardiology

Executive Health Management

The Future of Cardiovascular Medicine – Technology, Gender Bias and Treatment Strategies

2019 13 Nov

Prof. Mamas A Mamas is a structural interventional cardiologist, treating patients with underlying coronary artery with percutaneous coronary intervention (PCI) in both the elective and emergency setting and undertaking Transcatheter Aortic Valve Interventions (TAVI). He is also the Associate Editor of Circulation Cardiovascular Interventions... Read more

Cardiology Management

Women Receive Poorer Heart Attack Treatment Than Men

2019 21 Oct

According to new research published in the American Journal of Cardiology, women get half the number of heart attack treatments as men. When people arrive at the Emergency Department and are suspected of having a heart attack, they are given a troponin blood test to diagnose the cause. Hospitals tend to use a uniform blood test for men and... Read more

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