Life and times of leading cardiologists with Rob Califf. Guest: Jane Somerville
October 24, 2011
Recorded August 30, 2011

Dr Robert Califf conducts a series of in-depth and personal interviews with his peers in the world of cardiology to find out what makes them tick, how they feel about the future, and what lessons they have learned during their exceptional careers.

Dr Jane Somerville grew up in London, England and was sent to attend a boys' preparatory school in Wales during WWII. This turned out to be a significant moment in her education. Hear her stories about being a woman in a man's world, how a lecture by Alfred Blalock influenced her career, and the importance of specialized training for grown-up congenital heart disease.

Robert M Califf MD
Professor of Medicine
Donald F Fortin Professor, Cardiology
Vice Chancellor for Clinical Research
Director, Duke Translational Medicine Institute
Duke University Medical Center
Durham, NC

To view Dr Califf's conflict of interest statement, click here.

Jane Somerville MD
Emeritus professor of cardiology
Imperial College
Retired cardiologist
Royal Brompton Hospital
London, UK

Dr Somerville has no relevant financial relationships to disclose.

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