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October 13, 2020 16 min

In our specialty, the stereotypes are ... you have to be a certain height. So I hear from women trainees and aspiring interventionalists that, "You know, you're too small ... You can't reach things." It's not true!
—Barbara Nickel Hamilton, MD

Warren Krackov, MD, FSIR, speaks with interventional radiologist Barbara Nickel Hamilton, MD, about gender disparities in IR, the role the SIR Women in IR Section has played in addressing gender bias, and about her new book, Save Lives, Enjoy Your Own.

Learn more about Dr. Nickel Hamilton's book or order a copy at her blog,

Note: This episode was recorded on Sept. 29, 2020.

SIR thanks BD for its support of this episode.

Contact us with your ideas and questions, or read more about about interventional radiology in IR Quarterly magazine or SIR's Patient Center.

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