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Masterclass: Smashing the Glass Ceiling with Dr Cindy L Grines

Published: 30 Apr 2021

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In the second episode of the Masterclass video series, host, Dr Harriette Van Spall (McMaster University, Hamilton, CA) meets with Dr Cindy L Grines (Northside Hospital Cardiovascular Institute, Atlanta, GA, US), President of the Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions (SCAI).

Dr Van Spall and Dr Grines discuss gender-related inequities and the way forward in cardiology, interventional cardiology and clinical trial leadership. Dr Van Spall asks Dr Grines about the difficulties and facilitators of her success during her career. They talk about how to address the gender gap in clinical trial leadership starting with industry-sponsored funding. Dr Grines shares her priorities as the president of SCAI and offers her advice for young researchers navigating the field. 

Recorded remotely from Hamilton and Atlanta, 2021. 

Watch episode 1 of Masterclass

Editor: Mirjam Boros

Videography: Oliver Miles, Natascha Wienand