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Lack of women cardiologists might lower standards

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 17 February 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:379
  1. Roger Dobson
  1. Abergavenny

    Women are rejecting cardiology as a career because of long working hours, lack of flexible training and part time consultant posts, and an absence of role models.

    If more women are not attracted to the discipline, standards may fall, warns a report from a working group of the British Cardiac Society. The report makes a series of recommendations and promises tough action on any cases of sexism.

    The working group …

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