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Professional Affairs

May 18, 2023
This is episode 7 of The Beat podcast with Joel Dunning.
May 12, 2023
This is episode 6 of The Beat podcast with Joel Dunning.
May 4, 2023
This is episode 5 of The Beat podcast with Joel Dunning.
April 13, 2023
This is episode two of The Beat with Joel Dunning.
April 6, 2023
Although there are proportionate numbers of women and men in Canadian medical schools, women still only make up 33 percent of the surgeon population. The top paid specialties, cardiac and thoracic surgery, are only 9.4 and 10.9 percent women, respectively. This is despite the fact that surveys confirm more women are aspiring to become surgeons.
April 6, 2023
A strike by trainees in the UK is scheduled for April 11 through April 15 because of a pay dispute with the government and NHS. This ongoing conflict, which took junior doctors out of care settings in March as well, has caused a backup in appointments for patients.
March 23, 2023
Dr. Irene Cybulsky is being compensated by Hamilton Health Sciences, where she was the first woman head of cardiac surgery in Canada from 2009 to 2016, for discrimination against her based on her gender.
March 22, 2023
This is an interview with Penelope Adinku, the first woman to become a cardiothoracic surgeon in Ghana.
February 7, 2023
CTSNet is celebrating twenty-five years of connecting the global cardiothoracic community! For the big anniversary, members new and old told us what they appreciate about the site and our free collection of cardiothoracic surgery resources. Learn more about how CTSNet grew from a visionary idea into the largest collection of CT surgery videos online.