Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds: Management of the Patient with Acute Decompensated RV Failure and Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

March 2, 2018 - 12:00pm

Jonathan D. Rich, MD, FACC, FHFSA
Associate Professor of Medicine
Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Jonathan D. Rich, MD, is an associate professor of medicine in the Department of Medicine, Division of Cardiology, at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine in Chicago, Illinois. He is also the medical director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, the program director of the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship Program, and a member of the pulmonary vascular disease team at Northwestern Memorial Hospital in Chicago.

Dr. Rich earned his MD from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York where he graduated with Honors (Alpha Omega Alpha). He completed a residency in internal medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School and he completed fellowships in cardiology and advanced heart failure and transplant at the University of Chicago Hospital, Pritzker School of Medicine, where he also served as the chief fellow.  He also spent an additional year of training in pulmonary arterial hypertension and right heart failure research under the tutelage of Dr. Stuart Rich. He subsequently joined the faculty at the University of Chicago before being recruited to Northwestern, where he has been on faculty for the past five years.

Dr. Rich is board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular diseases, and advanced heart failure and transplant. He is a Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) faculty member, a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), a fellow of the Pulmonary Vascular Research Institute (PVRI), an elected member of the ACCP Pulmonary Vascular Disease Steering Committee, and is currently serving on the HFSA’s Board of Directors as the liaison to the early career committee. Dr. Rich is also an active member of several professional organizations and is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Heart Failure Society of America (HFSA). 

Sarver Heart Center Grand Rounds - Guest Speaker Series

The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The University of Arizona College of Medicine - Tucson designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Dr. Rich has disclosed he has no conflicts.

All other faculty, CME Planning Committee members and CME office reviewers have disclosed that they have no financial relationships with commercial interests that would constitute a conflict of interest concerning this CME activity.

Learning Objectives:

Describe recent progress in the research, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease
Integrate advances in heart disease diagnosis and treatment into the day-to-day practices of research and clinical care
Provide medical professionals with updates on cardiologic topics with the goals of increasing knowledge, competence and patient care