Overview

Continuing the mission of CRT, this provocative course has been created to showcase the strengths of female interventional cardiologists across the globe with the aim of forging connections with other women practitioners and thought leaders in the field. It is hoped the agenda will encourage an exchange of ideas on best practices, the latest clinical data and research opportunities with the intention to improve the outcomes of our patients. 

 

Target Audience

Women interventional cardiologist, clinical cardiologists, cardiac and vascular surgeons, interventional cardiology fellows, and cardiology fellows who want to enhance their knowledge in heart disease and coronary interventions. 

 


 

Agenda

 

In-lab Challenges:

Using a Case-Based Approach: Complex/Calcified Lesions, Mechanical Circulatory Support, Hemodynamics, Structural, Peripheral.

 

Challenges Faced Outside the Lab: 

Promotion, Finding a Job, Work-Life Balance, Pursuing Non-Clinical Work-Related Interests (e.g., research, social media presence).


Challenges of Research for Women:

The Recruitment of Women in Clinical Trials, Women Attaining PI Positions, Practicing Cardiology and Research During COVID-19.