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Big Stories in Cardiology Research 2019 with Clyde Yancy, MD, and Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD

Of the thousands of studies published by Northwestern scientists in 2019, some of the most discussed came from the field of cardiology. Two Northwestern physician-scientists, Clyde Yancy, MD, and Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, review some of these findings and share their thoughts on advances in cardiology to come in 2020. 


Clyde Yancy, MD, and Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD

Clyde Yancy, MD

  • Vice Dean for Diversity & Inclusion
  • Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine
  • Magerstadt Professor

Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM

  • Senior Associate Dean for Clinical & Translational Research
  • Chair, Department of Preventive Medicine
  • Director, Northwestern University Clinical & Translational Sciences Institute (NUCATS)
  • Eileen M. Foell Professor

Episode Notes

In this episode, Clyde Yancy, MD, and Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, ScM, discuss four Feinberg publications from the past year that have caused discussion in the media and/or made an impact in the fields of cardiology and preventive medicine. They also talk about areas that are prime for growth in their fields in the new year, including the use of artificial intelligence and epigenetics in cardiovascular disease research.

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Continuing Medical Education Credit

Physicians who listen to this podcast may claim continuing medical education credit after listening to an episode of this program.

Target Audience

Academic/Research, Multiple specialties

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this activity, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify the research interests and initiatives of Feinberg faculty.
  2. Discuss new updates in clinical and translational research.
Accreditation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement

The Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine designates this Enduring Material for a maximum of 0.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Statement

Donald Lloyd-Jones, MD, MSc, has nothing to disclose. Clyde Yancy, MD, discloses an external financial relationship with Abbott Laboratories. Peer reviewer, Daniel Schimmel, MD, has nothing to disclose. Course director, Robert Rosa, MD, has nothing to disclose. Planning committee member, Erin Spain, has nothing to disclose. Feinberg School of Medicine's CME Leadership and Staff have nothing to disclose: Clara J. Schroedl, MD, Medical Director of CME, Sheryl Corey, Manager of CME, Jennifer Banys, Senior Program Administrator, Allison McCollum, Senior Program Coordinator, and Rhea Alexis Banks, Administrative Assistant 2.

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