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Making Heart Failure Sexy

Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc - Speaker Bio
Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc is a cardiologist at Northwestern Medicine, chief of the division of cardiology, associate director of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, the Magerstadt Professor of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, professor, medical social sciences and vice-dean of diversity and inclusion at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Yancy has received recognition for clinical and research expertise in the field of heart failure and has additional interests in cardiomyopathy, heart valve diseases, hypertension and prevention. He currently serves as the chairperson of the American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology and Heart Failure Society of America Heart Failure Guideline Writing Committee. The guidelines that he oversees determine best approaches to treating heart failure across the country.

He is an active member of the American Heart Association as well as a past president; he is member of the American College of Cardiology and holds the rare designation as a Master of the American College of Cardiology; he is a member of the American College of Physicians and also holds a Master designation for that organization; and he is a member the Heart Failure Society of America.

His bibliography includes over 425 peer-reviewed manuscripts, numerous book chapters, editorials and review articles. He has consulted for the Food and Drug Administration, National Institutes of Health, Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. He has also received numerous Best Physician and Best Teaching Awards. In 2016, he was elected to the National Academy of Medicine, a designation reserved for the leaders of American medicine.

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  • Topic Info:When did heart failure become sexy?

    Clyde W. Yancy MD joins the podcast to discuss what is new with heart failure, whether it can be prevented and how Northwestern Memorial Hospital is taking the lead in heart failure care.