By Clemens Lang - 9th Apr 2020 - The Medmastery show

The Medmastery Show (Ep 8): Pamela Douglas—inspirational advice from a successful female cardiologist

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We are really excited to present the first female guest on our show. Please meet...

Dr Pamela Douglas

Here's a super-short bio: Pamela Douglas, MD is the Ursula Geller Professor for Research in Cardiovascular Diseases at Duke University and the Director of the Duke Clinical Research Institute’s Imaging Program. Dr. Douglas is internationally known for her scientific work in noninvasive imaging, especially echocardiography. She’s the author of over 320 papers and over 30 national guidelines and has previously served on faculties at the University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University, and the University of Wisconsin. She has served as Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine at Duke University and at the University of Wisconsin, as well as President of the American College of Cardiology and the American Society of Echocardiography.

Pamela Douglas

In this short interview (around 30 minutes), Dr Douglas shares her thoughts on how to be happy and successful as a cardiologist and what makes a great clinician, researcher, and overall human being. If you are working in cardiology, you don't want to miss these valuable nuggets of wisdom!

Books / Publications discussed during the interview

  • Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg - Find it on Amazon
  • Managing Transitions: Making the Most of Change by William Bridges and Susan Bridges - Find it on Amazon

The Interview