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1 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sharon Larson. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sharon Larson, often where they are interviewed.

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1 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sharon Larson. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sharon Larson, often where they are interviewed.

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Cardiothoracic Surgery: A Woman’s World, For Dr. Sharon Larson

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Dr. Sharon Larson is Iowa's first female cardiothoracic surgeon. You might be forgiven for thinking that Iowa's been a bit backwards for not having had this glass ceiling broken sooner, but there aren't exactly a surplus of women who've sought out this demanding career. In the United States, only 5% of CT surgeons are women in this already-tiny specialty. When Dave read about her in the local paper, he figured she'd be a great guest for Kylie Miller, Philip Huang, Hadeal Ayoub, and Erin Pazaski to talk with about things like glass ceilings and how women succeed in a man's world. Turns out, Dave was right--she's a great guest to talk to about the long road to becoming an attending in her field, what male surgeons should know about female surgeons and vice versa, and how a woman might find she and her friends taking golf lessons to prove a point. Listeners, hearing from you makes everything better. Call us at 347-SHORTCT any time, and email theshortcoats@gmail.com.

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Mar 09 2017 · 47mins