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Clyde Yancy

Vice-Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Biography

Dr Clyde W Yancy, is Vice-Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, US. He concomitantly serves as Chief of Cardiology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He holds the Magerstadt Endowed Professor of Medicine Chair and also holds an appointment as Professor of Medical Social Sciences.

Dr Yancy’s research interests are heart failure, clinical guideline generation, outcomes sciences, personalized medicine, and health care disparities. He is extensively published with well over 600 peer-reviewed publications, an H-index of > 100 and annual recognition as one of the most highly cited scientific authors worldwide. Dr Yancy is Deputy Editor, JAMA Cardiology, and Senior Section Editor (Heart Failure), Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). He serves on the editorial boards for Circulation, Circulation Heart Failure, the American Heart Journal, and JACC Heart Failure.

Dr Yancy is a Master of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), a Master of the American College of Physicians, a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA), a Fellow of the Heart Failure Society of America and a Fellow (Hon.) of the American Society of Preventive Cardiology.

He has received many awards including the AHA Chairman’s Award for meritorious service and the Mihai Gheorghiade Award for Mentorship and the Gary Mecklenburg Distinguished Physician Award (both Northwestern awards) for exemplary professionalism and humanism (2021); the James Herrick Medal (2020) for distinguished achievement in clinical cardiovascular medicine; In 2018 Dr Yancy received two lifetime achievement awards for clinical research from WomenHeart® and for research and leadership in Diversity from the Cardiovascular Research Foundation and Gold Heart Award (2014).

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Changing Paradigms in Therapy to Unmet Needs
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Learning objectives

  • Recall the utility of EF in heart failure treatment, patient selection and treatment response 
  • Identify alternative measures to EF for the purposes HF severity and therapeutic efficacy 
  • Incorporate quality of life measures for assessing therapeutic efficacy in HF 
  • Recall outcomes from heart failure trials from recent congress and publications and their impact on practice 
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