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Dr. Ahmad is a practicing heart failure cardiologist who cares for patients across the spectrum of heart failure, including patients with different types of cardiomyopathies, with advanced heart failure, and those who have undergone heart transplantation or mechanical assist device support (LVAD). He has a particular clinical interest in the diagnosis and management of patients with different types of heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, such as cardiac amyloidosis.

Dr. Ahmad’s research interests are in the application of data science, machine learning, and digital health technologies to improve quality of care and patient-centered outcomes for patients with heart failure and other cardiovascular diseases. His research program includes the development, implementation, and scaling of digital health solutions to enable learning health systems for continuous quality improvement and pragmatic research studies. His work has received support from multiple organizations, including the National Institutes of Health, the American Heart Association, the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute, the Heart Failure Society of America, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Certifications and Licenses

  • Board Certification: Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification: Cardiovascular Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine
  • Board Certification: Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology, American Board of Internal Medicine

Training Experience

2012Resident, University of Pennsylvania Hospitals, Internal Medicine
2016Fellow, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Cardiovascular Disease
2017Postdoctoral Fellow, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease
2018Fellow, Northwestern University, McGaw Medical Center, Heart Transplant and Heart Failure 

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

Education/Academic qualification

MS, Northwestern University

… → 2017

Medicine, MD, University of Chicago

… → 2009

Research interests

  • Amyloidosis
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Clinical Trial Methodology
  • Electronic Health Records
  • Epidemiology
  • Healthcare Quality
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Medical Informatics
  • Patient-Centered Care
  • Patient-Reported Outcomes
  • Ventricular Assist Devices

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