Women continue to make strides in the medical field, but disparities remain. Here is a brief by-the-numbers account of the triumphs and challenges of women in medicine.
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24 Percentage of female participants in heart-related studies (reported in 2014), even though heart disease is the leading cause of death for women in the U.S. 3 The number of representatives in Congress currently co-sponsoring the Research for All Act. Read On
500 Number of medical residents and fellows trained at Cedars-Sinai in fiscal year 2014. 11 Number of surgery residents who began their training last June at Cedars- Sinai. 4,000 Number of student nurses who have received clinical education and mentorship Read On
8.6 MILLION Approximate number of American women currently living with heart disease 71 Percentage of women who experience early warning signs of a heart attack but do not display typical male symptoms 12 to 1 Ratio of women who die Read On
86Students from Johns Hopkins, Yale, and Cornell were among the 86 new residents who came to Cedars-Sinai last summer. Cedars-Sinai recruited residents from 46 different U.S. medical schools, from Hawaii to New York. 90In 2011, 90 percent of Cedars-Sinai liver Read On