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PROGRAM DIRECTOR

Uri Elkayam, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA
Professor of Medicine
Director Maternal Cardiology
University of Southern California
Keck School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA

PROGRAM CO-DIRECTOR

Anil K. Bhandari, MD, FACC, FHRS
Director, Cardiology Services
Director, Electrophysiology Services
PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA


GUEST FACULTY

Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FACP
The Mary and Gordon Cain Chair and Professor of Medicine
Associate Provost of Faculty Affairs, Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development
Director, Winters Center for Heart Failure Research
Assoc. Director, Cardiovascular Research Institute
Vice-Chair of Medicine
Baylor College of Medicine
Houston, TX

Christina Economides, MD, MM, FSCAI
Director, STEMI Receiving Center
Director, Women's Cardiovascular Health Program
Director, Cardiac Rehabilitation Program
Director, Transradial Cardiac Catheterization Program
Associate Program Director, Harbor UCLA Medical Center/PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital Interventional Cardiology Fellowship Program
PIH Health Good Samaritan Hospital
Los Angeles, CA

John Elefteriades, MD, FHRS
William W.L. Glenn Professor of Cardiothoracic Surgery
Yale University
Yale New-Haven Hospital
New Haven, CT

Gregg Fonarow, MD, FACC
Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science
Director, Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center
Co-Director, UCLA Preventative Cardiology Program
Co-Chief, UCLA Division of Cardiology (Interim)
David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA
Los Angeles, CA

Yehuda Handelsman, MD
Medical Director & Principal Investigator
Metabolic Institute of America Inc.
Tarzana, CA

Mazen Hanna, MD
Director, Heart Failure Intensive Care Unit
Co-Director, Amyloid Program
Section of Heart Failure and
Cardiac Transplant Medicine
Cleveland Clinic
Cleveland, OH

Michelle Kittleson, MD, PHD
Professor of Medicine
Director of Post Graduate Medical Education in Heart Failure and Transplantation
Director of Heart Failure Research
Cedars Sinai Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Anil Mehra, MD
Clinical Professor of Medicine
University of Southern California
Director Cardiac Catheterization Laboratory
LAC/USC Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Ronald J. Oudiz, MD
Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Chief of Cardiology
Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Center
Harbor-UCLA Medical Center
Los Angeles, CA

Ileana L. Piña, MD, MPH, FAHA, FACC
Prof of Medicine, Wayne State University
Senior Staff Fellow, Medical Officer, FDA, CDRH
Detroit, MI

Joseph Thomas, MD, FACC, FSCAI
Investigator, The Lundquist Institute
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
Program Director
Harbor-UCLA Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Los Angeles, CA

Nir Uriel, MD, MSc, FACC
Professor of Medicine
Director of NYP Heart Failure, Heart Transplant & Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs
Columbia University Irving Medical Center 
Weill Cornell Medicine
New York, NY

Eric H. Yang, MD, FACC, FASE, FAHA
Associate Clinical Professor of Medicine
Director, UCLA Cardio-Oncology Program
Associate Program Director
UCLA/Olive View/West LA VA Cardiovascular Diseases Fellowship
Division of Cardiology, Department of Medicine
University of California, Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA