Women Cardiologists Past Events
THE SCOPE OF MENTORSHIP: VARIETY IN RELATIONSHIPS THROUGHOUT A DYNAMIC CAREER
Mentorship is a living relationship between someone with experience and someone who wants to learn. It can vary widely in form from traditional research mentoring in academics, to knowledge sharing in private practice with many permutations in between. It evolves over the course of a career based on needs and goals.
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RADIATION SAFETY IN THE PRACTICE OF CARDIOLOGY: WHAT ALL WOMEN SHOULD KNOW
Despite the use of radiation in several cardiology subspecialties and radiation exposure to all cardiovascular fellowship trainees, there is little dedicated training on the topic. In addition, as more and more procedures are being done percutaneously, there is a growing need for interventional echocardiographers with unique radiation safety concerns. Although much of the discussion on this topic is generalizable to men and women, radiation safety presents unique challenges to women especially during pregnancy. In response to this unmet need, the ACC Women Cardiologists (WIC) Pennsylvania Chapter (East) hosted a free dinner program in Philadelphia
CLOSE THE GAP: NEGOTIATION SKILLS FOR WOMEN IN CARDIOLOGY
Smita Mukherjee, PhD, MBA, started the evening with a primer on successful negotiation tactic. After the didactic portion, panelists Ritu Thamman, MD, FACC; Meryl S. Cohen, MD, FACC; Monika Sanghavi, MD; and Joyce W. Wald, DO, FACC, shared their personal experiences in negotiation and gender inequity in salary and promotion.