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    Using precision medicine to bridge bench to bedside.

The Sarver Heart Center

Message from the Director

About half of our patients are women, yet cardiology remains a male-dominated specialty. If we want to recruit and train a more diverse group of cardiologists, particularly women and under-represented minorities, we need to acknowledge the current state of the profession, change some perceptions, and think creatively about the cardiologists’ career of the future.  

Innovating. Life-Saving. Patient Care.

Grand Rounds

Green Valley Stroke Support Group
Thursday, December 12, 2019 - 10:00am

Heart News

Benefits of Active Learning Are All About Activity


Active learning sessions result in a reset of student attention has been tested by researchers at the University of Arizona.

UArizona Sarver Heart Center Members Active at AHA 2019


Faculty and mentees from University of Arizona Colleges of Medicine in Tucson and Phoenix will be active as presenters and participants at numerous sessions of American Heart Association Scientific Sessions 2019, Nov. 16-18 in Philadelphia (#AHA19).

Does race influence decision-making for advanced heart failure therapies?


“African-American race negatively influenced the decision-making process for heart transplants, especially during discussions among health care providers,” said lead author Khadijah Breathett, MD, MS, an assistant professor of medicine and advanced heart failure/transplant cardiologist at the University of Arizona’s Sarver Heart Center. “Since advanced therapy selection meetings are conversations rather than surveys, race may contribute significantly to treatment recommendations.”