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Advisory Committee on Minority Health - Committee Members

Clyde W. Yancy, M.D., M.Sc.

Vice Dean, Diversity & Inclusion
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Associate Director
Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute
Northwestern Memorial Hospital

Member, Advisory Committee on Minority Health

Dr. Clyde W. Yancy is Chief of Cardiology at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine, and Associate Director of the Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. He holds the Magerstadt Endowed Professor of Medicine Chair and also serves as Professor of Medical Social Sciences. He concurrently serves as Vice Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

Dr. Yancy’s research interests are heart failure, clinical guideline generation, outcomes sciences, personalized medicine, and health care disparities. He is extensively published with well over 500 peer-reviewed publications and has been named annually as one of the most highly cited scientific authors worldwide. Dr. Yancy is Deputy Editor, JAMA Cardiology, and Senior Section Editor (Heart Failure), Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC). He serves on the editorial boards for Circulation, Circulation Heart Failure, the American Heart Journal, and JACC Heart Failure.

Dr. Yancy is a Master of the American College of Cardiology (ACC), a Fellow of the American Heart Association (AHA), a Master of the American College of Physicians, and a Fellow of the Heart Failure Society of America. He is the chair of the ACC/AHA Heart Failure Guideline Writing Committee, chair of the ACC Heart Failure Clinical Pathway Writing Committee, and cochair of the ACC Diversity & Inclusion Taskforce. Dr. Yancy is a former president of AHA (2009–2010). He has completed extensive Government service for the National Institutes of Health, the Food and Drug Administration, and the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute.

In 2016, Dr. Yancy was elected to the National Academy of Medicine. In 2018, he was appointed to the Minority Health Affairs Subcommittee, Department of Health and Human Services. Also in 2018, Dr. Yancy received two lifetime achievement awards for clinical research from WomenHeart and the Cardiovascular Research Foundation®. In 2019, he received the Outstanding Alumnus Award from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana.

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