CardioNerd (Amit Goyal), Dr. Zarina Sharalaya (Interventional cardiology fellow at the Cleveland Clinic), Dr. Ashley Mohadjer (Interventional cardiology fellow, Vanderbuilt Heart and Vascular Institute), and Dr. Laurie Mbuntum (Cardiology fellow, UTSW) join Dr. Ki Park (Associateprofessor of medicine and an interventional cardiologist at the University of Florida and Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville, FL.) for a a well-rounded discussion on all things ‘Women-in-Cardiology’ #WIC . Dr. Ki Park discusses how she nurtured her interest in interventional cardiology, and further shares her thoughts and passion for cardio-obsetrics. She shares her advice for trainees thinking about interventional or cardioobetrics and anecdotes from her training as a successful woman in the field. We discuss the need for education on pregnancy outcomes and long-term cardiovascular risk, ideas to lower maternal mortality, how to start a women’s cardiovascular clinic, and her thoughts on how the field may look in the future. Special message by Florida ACC State Chapter Governor, Dr. David Perloff. Episode introduction and audio editing by CardioNerds Academy Intern, Shivani Reddy.
ThePA-ACC & CardioNerds Narratives in Cardiologyis a multimedia educational series jointly developed by thePennsylvania Chapter ACC, theACC Fellows in Training Section, and the CardioNerds Platform with the goal topromote diversity, equity, and inclusion in cardiology. In this series, we host inspiring faculty and fellows from various ACC chapters to discuss their areas of expertise and their individual narratives. Join us for these captivating conversations as we celebrate our differences and share our joy for practicing cardiovascular medicine. We thank our project mentors Dr. Katie Berlacher and Dr. Nosheen Reza.