Jonathan D Rich

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Dr. Rich is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He serves as the Medical Director of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Program, as well as the Program Director of the Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship Program 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 in Boston, Massachusetts where he was awarded the Harvard Teaching Award. 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 chief fellow. He joined the faculty at the University of Chicago before being recruited to Northwestern. In addition to his clinical expertise, Dr. Rich has broad research interests within the fields of heart failure and pulmonary hypertension and is actively involved in both single- and multi- center clinical trials. Prominent areas of research interest of his focus on right ventricular dysfunction from a variety of causes (including pulmonary hypertension and in the LVAD supported patient) as well as improving clinical outcomes in patients with heart failure and those treated with LVADs. Dr Rich is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology and the Heart Failure Society of America, an elected member of the ACCP Pulmonary Vascular Disease Steering Committee, and is currently serving as a voting member of the HFSA’s Board of Directors. Dr. Rich has published numerous research abstracts, manuscripts, reviews, and book chapters, and is frequently invited to deliver educational lectures at national and international meetings.

Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Mechanical Circulatory Assistance, Ventricular Assist Devices,

Complex cardiovascular diseases, Heart Failure, Pulmonary Hypertension, Ventricular Assist Devices (VADs), Heart Transplantation, Personalized, compassionate Medicine

Certifications and Licenses

Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant Cardiology
Internal Medicine
Cardiovascular Disease

Training Experience

2005Internship, Brigham & Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School
2007Residency, Brigham & Women's Hospital Harvard Medical School
2011Fellowship, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine

Education/Academic qualification

MD, Albert Einstein College

… → 2004

Research interests

  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Heart Failure
  • Heart Transplantation
  • Hypertension
  • Mechanical Circulatory Assistance
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Ventricular Assist Devices
  • Genomic Medicine/Personalized Medicine

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Research Output

Evaluating Biventricular Myocardial Velocity and Interventricular Dyssynchrony in Adult Patients During the First Year After Heart Transplantation

Sarnari, R., Blake, A. M., Ruh, A., Abbasi, M. A., Pathrose, A., Blaisdell, J., Dolan, R. S., Ghafourian, K., Wilcox, J. E., Khan, S. S., Vorovich, E. E., Rich, J. D., Anderson, A. S., Yancy, C. W., Carr, J. C. & Markl, M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

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  • Impact of Health Literacy and Social Support on Self-Efficacy Regarding Self-Care among Patients with a Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD): Findings from the Mechanical Circulatory Support: Measures of Adjustment and Quality of Life (MCS A-QOL) Study

    Hahn, E. A., Wortman, K., Teuteberg, J. J., Rich, J. D., Yancy, C. W., Cella, D., Allen, L. A., McIlvennan, C. K., Kiernan, M. S., Lindenfeld, J., Klein, L., Murks, C. M., Lee, C. S., Denfeld, Q., Walsh, M. N., Ruo, B., Buono, S. K., Cummings, P. & Grady, K. L., Apr 1 2020, In : The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 39, 4, p. S435-S436

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  • Symptom Frequency and Severity over Time for Patients Undergoing LVAD Implantation

    Grady, K. L., Wortman, K., Ruo, B., Teuteberg, J. J., Lindenfeld, J., Rich, J. D., Yancy, C. W., Pham, D., McIlvennan, C. K., Allen, L., Kiernan, M. S., Beiser, D., Murks, C. M., Klein, L., Lee, C. S., Denfeld, Q., Walsh, M., Cella, D., Buono, S., Cummings, P. & 2 others, Kallen, M. A. & Hahn, E. A., Apr 1 2020, In : The Journal of heart and lung transplantation : the official publication of the International Society for Heart Transplantation. 39, 4, p. S437

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  • Bibliometric Analysis of the Top 100 Most Cited Articles in the First 50 Years of Heart Transplantation

    Kolkailah, A. A., Fugar, S., Vondee, N., Hirji, S. A., Okoh, A. K., Ayoub, A., Al-Ogaili, A., Paz Rios, L. H., Kumar, S. K., Camacho, M. T., Rich, J. D. & Golzar, Y., Jan 1 2019, In : American Journal of Cardiology. 123, 1, p. 175-186 12 p.

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