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Women in cardio-thoracic surgery committee

Mission statement

It is our mission to guide the Association in its efforts to champion the role of women throughout the organisation, identifying opportunities and making recommendations for EACTS to create a fair, equitable, diverse and inclusive culture in which women have equal opportunities in training, research and leadership. The WiCTS Committee aims to spread awareness of gender disparity and provide assistance to women in cardiothoracic surgery through research, training and mentorship.   Visit the Women in Cardio-Thoracic Surgery page >>

Members

Jolanda Kluin

Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery - Committee

Chair 2019-2022

Indu Deglurkar

BIOGRAPHY

Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgeon (MBBS, FRCS, FRCS(CTh), University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff, UK

Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery - Committee

Member 2021-2024

Julie Cleuziou

BIOGRAPHY

Consultant Cardiac Surgeon (MD, PhD, MBA) Maggiore della Carità University Hospital, Novara, Italy – Research Fellow, Cardiothoracic Surgery Department, Heart & Vascular Centre, Maastricht University Centre, Maastricht, The Netherland – 2021-2022 Awardee American Association for Thoracic Surgery Evarts A. Graham Memorial Traveling Fellowship)

Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery - Committee

Member 2021-2024

Anna Lena Emrich

BIOGRAPHY

MD, Research Fellow Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA; Junior Consultant Cardiothoracic Surgery, University Medical Center Mainz, Germany

Francesca D’Auria

Women in Cardiothoracic Surgery - Committee

Member 2021-2024