ARTICLE: Women Training in Cardiology and Its Subspecialties in the United States
AUTHORS: Muhammad Shahzeb Khan, Samar Mahmood, Safi U. Khan, Kaneez Fatima, Faisal Khosa, Garima Sharma, Erin D. Michos
JOURNAL: Circulation. 2020 Feb 18;141(7):609-611. doi: 10.1161/CIRCULATIONAHA.119.044693. Epub 2020 Feb 17.
The 2016–2017 report of the Association of American Medical Colleges showed that only 21% of general cardiology trainees in Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) programs were women, with even lower numbers in interventional cardiology and electrophysiology.1 To understand 10-year trends, we examined representation of women among cardiology trainees during the most recent available period (2017–2018) and compared it with the past decade and with other internal medicine (IM) and non-IM specialties.
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