International Women’s Day 2023
International Women’s Day is celebrated around the world on March 8. This year, Becker’s Hospital Review invited women in the healthcare industry to share their insights on leadership. The Texas Heart Institute’s Center for Cardiovascular Care’s Dr. Briana Costello shares her words of advice.
“Briana Costello, MD. Cardiologist at the Texas Heart Institute Center for Cardiovascular Care and Physician Ambassador for THI’s Center for Women’s Heart and Vascular Health (Houston): It is both gratifying and humbling to find oneself leading as a woman. The tireless work of women before us who paved the way and changed biases cannot go unnoticed. For me, my mother taught me that to lead one must be kind to all and listen to others. Now, it is our duty to instill confidence in and build platforms for the women and young girls that come after us. Leadership, not only at work, but at home with our families, only succeeds when one listens to and understands the needs of others and can effectively communicate and execute goals as a team.”