Cardiology 'not female friendly', according to women in the profession

Australian survey shows women in cardiology delay parenting and have a poor work-life balance

Female cardiologists say the demands of their job interfere with work and family life compared with other specialties.

Associate Professor Sarah Zaman
Associate Professor Sarah Zaman

They report longer working hours and more time on call than other female doctors, dubbing their chosen field as being neither female friendly nor family friendly.

The findings come from an