NEW YORK (PIX11) — Although there are still issues women in the workforce has made some major progress in America.

One field they’ve done that is medicine — more than 36% of doctors in America are women, and they also make up a majority of medical school students.

Dr. Jennifer Mieres, a cardiologist and senior vice president for equity of care at Northwell Health, joined PIX11 Morning News to learn more about women in the medical field.

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