Credit: Photo courtesy of Philippe Bertrand, MD, PhD.
Caption: Women are leading many of the top cardiology groups. From left to right, Athena Poppas, MD; Judy Hung, MD; Maully Shah, MD; Christine Albert, MD, MPH; Sharmila Dorbala, MD, MPH; Andrea Russo, MD; Barbara Casadei, MD.
LOS ANGELES (Jan. 8, 2020) -- 2020 is barely underway, but it's already shaping up to be the "Year of Women" in cardiology.
Christine Albert, MD, MPH, founding chair of the newly established Department of Cardiology at the Smidt Heart Institute at Cedars-Sinai, was recently named President-elect of the Heart Rhythm Society, a prominent association of cardiac electrophysiology physicians, researchers, and allied health professionals focused on treatment and prevention of heart rhythm disorders.