Cardiology Grand Rounds: The Inova Dudley Family Center Visiting Professor Series

(Usually 2nd Tuesday of the month)
Target audience: Members of the medical staff (all sub-specialties, medical residents and students)
Lecture from 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA

Tuesday, July 13, 2021:

Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA


This event will be held online. Meeting information is below.

Improving Quality of Care and Outcomes for Heart Failure


  1. Describe current use and dosing of guideline-recommended therapy for heart failure
  2. Discuss role of quality improvement systems to improve quality and outcomes for heart failure

Join Us Online

Dr. Fonarow is the Eliot Corday Professor of Cardiovascular Medicine and Science at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). He serves as Chief of the UCLA Division of Cardiology, Director of the Ahmanson-UCLA Cardiomyopathy Center and Co-Director of UCLA's Preventative Cardiology Program. He attained the rank of Professor of Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA in 2003. His research interests center on acute and chronic heart failure, preventative cardiology, quality of care, outcomes, and implementing treatment systems to improve clinical outcomes.

Dr. Fonarow has published more than 1,300 research studies and clinical trials in heart failure, disease management, preventative cardiology and outcomes research. New therapies and management strategies for advanced heart failure and research into the pathophysiology of this disease are conducted at UCLA under his direction. He has also developed and successfully implemented a comprehensive atherosclerosis treatment program at the UCLA Medical Center (Cardiovascular Hospitalization Atherosclerosis Management Program: CHAMP), which served as the model for the American Heart Association's (AHA) Get with the Guidelines program. Dr. Fonarow is a past chair of the steering committee for AHA's Get with the Guidelines program and the American College of Cardiology (ACC) ACTION Registry-GWTG. He also chaired ADHERE, OPTIMIZE-HF, IMPROVE-HF and CHAMP-HF performance improvement registries. He is on the steering committee and serves as an investigator for a number of ongoing randomized clinical trials in heart failure.

Dr Fonarow is immediate past chair of the ACC/AHA Task Force for Performance Measures. He serves as a reviewer and serves on the editorial boards for a number of leading cardiovascular journals. Dr. Fonarow received the outstanding UCLA Cardiology Faculty Teaching Award in 1997 and was honored by the ACC with the W. Proctor Harvey Young Teacher Award in 1998. He received an AHA Award of Meritorious Achievement in 2004. In 2009, he received the Raymond D. Bahr Award of Excellence and the Turning Guidelines into Lifelines Award from the AHA. Each year from 2014 to 2019, Dr. Fonarow has been selected by Clarivate for the list of Highly Cited Researchers, which identifies the world’s most influential contemporary researchers across 21 scientific fields with the greatest number of published articles that received marks for exceptional impact. In 2015, Dr. Fonarow received a Clinical Research Forum Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award. In 2017, Dr. Fonarow received the Champion of Heart Award from the AHA Western States and the 2017 AHA National Chairman’s Award. In 2019, he received the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award from the AHA Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Council.

This is a CME Accredited Program.

See all previous speakers of the Inova Dudley Family Center Visiting Professor Series arrows

2021 IHVI Grand Rounds Speakers

January 12   Roxana Mehran, MD, FACC, FACP, FCCP, FESC, FAHA, MSCAI
February 9   Robert Harrington, MD
March 9   E. Magnus Ohman, MD, FRCPI, FESC, FACC, FSCAI
April 13   Anthony N. DeMaria, MD
May 11   Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP
June 8   Julia Grapsa MD, PhD, FESC, FAHA, FACC
July 13   Gregg C. Fonarow, MD, FACC, FAHA, FAHFSA
August 10   Barry Greenberg, MD, FHFSA
September 14   Sunil Rao, MD
October 12   Biykem Bozkurt , MD, PhD
November 9   Doug Mann, MD
December 14   Quinn Capers, MD

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