Course Directors

Mark Ricciardi, MD

Director of the Cardiac Catheterization
Laboratories and Medical Director,  
Center for Coronary Disease
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine  
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

James Flaherty, MD

Medical Director Coronary Care Unit
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Associate Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Charles Davidson, MD

Medical Director,  
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Clinical Chief, Cardiology
Professor of Medicine (ten)
Vice Chairman of Clinical Affairs,
Department of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 

Guest Course Directors

Eberhard Grube,  MD

Professor of Medicine and Chief of the
Department of Cardiology and Angiology
The Heart Center
Siegburg, Germany

 

Northwestern University Feinberg School Of Medicine Faculty

Daniel Schimmel Jr., MD, MS

Interventional Cardiologist
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Sanjiv ShaH, MD

Professor of Medicine                                                                       Director, T1 Center for Cardiovascular Developmental Therapeutics                                                                                          Director, Northwestern HFpEF Program                                       Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine             Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Ranya Sweis, MD, MS

Interventional Cardiologist
Clinical Practice Director,
Cardiology Outpatient Clinic
Assistant Professor of Medicine  
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

 

Jane Wilcox, MD, MSc

Assistant Professor of Medicine                                                 Director Myocardial Recovery Program                                Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

 

Clyde Yancy, MD, MSc

Chief, Division of Cardiology
Associate Director,
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Vice Dean, Diversity & Inclusion
Magerstadt Professor of Medicine
Professor of Medical Social Sciences

Keith Benzuly, MD

Interventional Cardiologist
Associate Professor of Medicine
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

JEremy collins, MD

Associate Professor of Radiology
Northwestern University

S. Chris Malaisrie, MD

Surgical Director,
Thoracic Aortic Surgery Program
Associate Professor of Surgery
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Duc Pham, MD

Surgical Director, Center for Heart Failure, Heart
Transplantation and Mechanical Assistance
Associate Professor of Surgery
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

Tim Provias, MD, MPH

Interventional Cardiologist
Lake Forest Hospital
Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Jyothy Puthaumana, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute

 

 

 

 

Guest Faculty

Zahid Amin, MD

William B. Strong Endowed Chair
Professor and Section Chief Division of Pediatric Cardiology
Augusta University

Nirat Beohar, MD

Vice Chief of Cardiology Director, Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory and Structural Heart Disease Program
Mt. Sinai Hospital Miami Associate Professor of Medicine Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons

John Blair, MD

Interventional Cardiologist
Assistant Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Tony DeMartini, MD

Director of Complex PCI
Advocate Heart Institute
Downers Grove, IL

J Aaron Grantham,  MD

Associate Clinical Professor, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship Program, University of Missouri–Kansas City School of Medicine
Director, Cardiovascular Medical Education                               Saint Luke's Hospital
Mid America Heart Institute

Nils Johnson, MD, MS

Associate Professor Cardiovascular Medicine
UTHealth McGovern Medical School

 

 

Amar Krishnaswamy, MD

Associate Program Director,
Interventional and General  
Cardiology Fellowships
Cleveland Clinic

Sandeep Nathan, MD, MS

Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
Director, Coronary Care Unit
Co-Director, Cardiac Catherization Laboratory
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

Joseph Rossi, MD, MSCI

Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Cardiac Catheterization Lab
Program Director, Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
University of North Carolina School of Medicine

Atman Shah, MD

Clinical Director,
Section of Cardiology
Co-Director,
Cardiac Catherterization Laboratory
Associate Professor of Medicine
University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine

John Webb, MD

St Pauls Hospital Vancouver
Mcleod Professor of Heart Valve Innovation
The University of British Columbia

Alan Zajarias, MD

Director,  
Structural Interventional Fellowship Program Cardiovascular Division Assistant Professor of Medicine                        Washington University School of Medicine

 

Faculty Disclosure

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine requires course directors, speakers, instructors, planners, and other individuals who are in directors, speakers, instructors, planners, and other individuals who are in financial relationships. All identified potential conflicts of interest are thoroughly vetted by NUFSM for fair balance, scientific objectivity of studies mentioned in the materials or used as the basis for content, and appropriateness of patient care recommendations. The faculty disclosures will be indicated in the course.