Councils - Junior Faculty and Trainee
Scientific Council for Junior Faculty & Trainees
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Junior Faculty for all ISHLT activities is defined as an individual whose formal professional training was completed five or less years ago.
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The goal of the is to provide an opportunity for trainees to meet with an established specialist in their respective field in order to facilitate communication and gain guidance, and provide an opportunity for academic career enrichment.
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Virginia Commonwealth University
Richmond, VA, USA
email@example.comDr. Shah is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Cardiology at Virginia Commonwealth University Hospital System (formerly Medical College of Virginia) in Richmond, VA. Dr. Shah completed both his residency in internal medicine and fellowship training at the University of Maryland, Baltimore, MD. Dr. Shah’s clinical interests include heart failure, heart transplantation, pulmonary hypertension and mechanical circulatory support. He is the Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program at VCU.COUNCIL VICE CHAIR:
Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
Los Angeles, CA, USAEvan.Kransdorf@cshs.orgEvan Kransdorf received both MD and PhD degrees from the Virginia Commonwealth University School of Medicine in 2006. His PhD is in Molecular Biology and Genetics. He then completed a residency in Internal Medicine at Duke University Medical Center followed by a fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Heart Transplantation at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. He completed his training in cardiovascular diseases at Mayo Clinic Arizona in 2015. He is currently a heart failure and heart transplant cardiologist with the Cedars-SInai Heart Institute and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center. His main research focus is on the use of data science to improve clinical outcomes in heart failure and after heart transplantation.COUNCIL PAST CHAIR:
David Geffen School of Medicine
Los Angeles, California, USA
firstname.lastname@example.orgDr. DePasquale received his M.D. degree from State University of New York, Downstate College of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine Residency, Fellowship in Cardiovascular Medicine, and a Fellowship in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology at the Yale-New Haven Hospital. At the same institution, he was Chief Cardiology Fellow, and completed an additional Fellowship with a focus in Inherited Cardiomyopathies with additional study at University College London. Dr. DePasquale currently serves as an Associate Director - Outpatient Heart Transplantation for the UCLA Advanced Heart Failure, Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs.BOARD OF DIRECTORS LIAISON:EDUCATION WORKFORCE LEADER:I2C2 WORKFORCE LEADER:STANDARDS AND GUIDELINES COMMITTEE WORKFORCE LEADER:LINKS NEWSLETTER LIAISON:
University of California San Diego / UCSD Medical Center
San Diego, CA, USA
email@example.comDr. Silva Enciso is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Cardiology at University of California San Diego. He completed his residency and Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship at St. Luke’s-Roosevelt Hospital center, NY, followed by Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship training at Columbia University Medical Center in 2011. In 2012 he joined as Faculty the Advanced Heart Failure Program at UC San Diego where he currently functions as the Advanced Heart Failure Fellowship Assistant Director. His interests focus on mechanical circulatory support, right ventricular dysfunction and cardiac transplantation.LIAISONS TO OTHER COUNCILS:
University Hospital Hamburg
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Cleveland Clinic Florida
Weston, FL, USA
email@example.comIgnacio A. Echenique, MD, FACP is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Division of Infectious Disease at the Cleveland Clinic Florida in Weston, FL. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Brown University in Providence, RI, followed by fellowship in Infectious Diseases at the Northwestern University in Chicago, IL. He is the Chair of the Antimicrobial Stewardship Committee at the Cleveland Clinic Florida. His interests include transplant infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases, and clinical outcomes research.
King Faisal Specialist Hospital
Riyadh, SAUDI ARABIA
firstname.lastname@example.orgFeras Khaliel, MD, PhD, DESC, is a Consultant Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgeon, at King Faisal Specialist Hospital & Research Center (KFSH&RC). He obtained his French Board of CVS residency from Paris, France, along with his PhD in cardiac stem cell transplant to total artificial heart. Dr. Khaliel had 2 years of Fellowship in Heart Transplant and Assist Devices in Montreal Heart Institute, Montreal, Canada. He has also achieved a one-year fellowship in Minimal Invasive Cardiac Surgery at London Health Science Center, London, Canada. He’s the residency training program director and a staff surgeon at KFSH&RC since July 2011. His passion in heart failure management has lead into creating the Saudi Heart Failure Group (2011), which held 4 successful international meeting to date.
Children's Hospital Westmead
email@example.comClaire Irving is a pediatric cardiologist with responsibility for heart failure and transplantation for both Sydney Children’s Hospital and Children’s Hospital Westmead as well as a senior conjoint lecturer at the University of Sydney. Prior to moving to Australia in 2015 she completed pediatric and pediatric cardiology training in the United Kingdom at the Freeman Hospital in Newcastle upon Tyne as well as a senior clinical fellowship at Children’s Hospital Pittsburgh.
Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, IN, USAmcaccamo@iuhealth.orgMarco Caccamo, DO, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine at Indiana University School of Medicine. He completed his residency training at the Cleveland Clinic in 2009. Dr. Caccamo then moved to Minneapolis, Minnesota where he completed his cardiology training at the University of Minnesota in 2012. He then completed an additional year in advanced heart failure and pulmonary hypertension at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, PA. His clinical interests include pulmonary hypertension, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplantation.