Friday 5 from Practical Cardiology - June 11

The Friday 5 from Practical Cardiology is a list composed by the Practical Cardiology editorial staff aimed at highlighting relevant coverage of news in cardiovascular medicine.

Every Friday, Practical Cardiology provides a curated list of 5 articles focused or related to a particular topic. This week, the Friday 5 from Practical Cardiology highlights their “A Need for Change” series. A multipart series highlighting work from the AHA/ACC Consensus Conference on Professionalism and Ethics, the series examines the work of each individual task force from within the conference and also details prevalence of burnout, harassment, and hostile work environments in cardiology.

A Need for Change: Tackling Professionalism and Ethics in Cardiology

A multipart series from Practical Cardiology, "A Need for Change" highlights a recent report from the AHA/ACC and the current state of professionalism in cardiology from recent data.

Survey Suggests Nearly 50% of Cardiologists Report Having a Hostile Work Environment

An analysis of survey data from cardiologists in multiple regions throughout the world portrays a field in need of reform, with more than 4-in-10 reporting a hostile work environment and some form of discrimination reported by 3-in-10 cardiologists.

Navigating Relationships with Industry and Conflicts of Interest in Cardiology

The first of 5 slideshows in our multipart series, this slideshow examines the scope of work and conclusions from the AHA/ACC task force who addressed conflicts of interest and relationships with industry.

Addressing Equity, Inclusion, & Belonging in Cardiology

The second of 5 slideshows in our multipart series, this slideshow examines the scope of work and conclusions from the AHA/ACC task force who addressed diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging in cardiovascular medicine.


A Need for Change: Enhancing the Well-Being of Cardiology Professionals

The third of 5 slideshows included in our "A Need for Change" series, details the work of Task Force 3 from the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology Consensus Conference on Professionalism and Ethics, which sought to identify shortcomings and avenues for improving the well-being of cardiologists and cardiology professionals.