Clyde Yancy, MD
Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc is Vice Dean for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion; Magerstadt Endowed Professor & Chief of Cardiology; and Professor, Department of Medical Social Science, at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL. He serves as Associate Director, Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute, Northwestern Medicine, Chicago, IL. Dr. Yancy is Deputy Editor for JAMA–Cardiology; a former President of the American Heart Association; founding Co-Chair of the ACC Diversity and Inclusion Taskforce; and holds extensive government service including leadership positions in the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Department of Health and Human Services. His research addresses heart failure, heart transplantation, outcomes sciences and health disparities. He is former chair of the ACC/AHA Heart Failure Clinical Practice Guidelines Committee (2011-2020). He has published more than 650 peer-reviewed manuscripts, and is annually cited as one of the top 1% scientific authors, worldwide. He is recipient of innumerable awards as a healthcare leader, top physician, teacher and mentor in cardiology. He holds elected memberships in the National Academy of Medicine and the American Association of Physicians.