Jonathan D Rich

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Research Interests

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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Heart-Assist Devices Medicine & Life Sciences
Pulmonary Hypertension Medicine & Life Sciences
Heart Failure Medicine & Life Sciences
Heart Transplantation Medicine & Life Sciences
Right Ventricular Function Medicine & Life Sciences
Hemodynamics Medicine & Life Sciences
Mortality Medicine & Life Sciences
Pulmonary Artery Medicine & Life Sciences

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Grants 2014 2022

Research Output 2004 2019

4 Citations (Scopus)

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.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Journal Impact Factor
Research Personnel
2 Citations (Scopus)

Bridge to Transplantation With Long-Term Mechanical Assist Devices in Adults With Transposition of the Great Arteries

Michel, E., Orozco Hernandez, E., Enter, D., Monge, M. C., Nakano, J., Rich, J. D., Anderson, A. S., Backer, C. L., McCarthy, P. M. & Pham, D. T., Jan 1 2019, In : Artificial organs. 43, 1, p. 90-96 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transposition of Great Vessels
Heart-Assist Devices
Equipment and Supplies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac Structure–Function MRI in Patients After Heart Transplantation

Dolan, R. S., Rahsepar, A. A., Blaisdell, J., Lin, K., Suwa, K., Ghafourian, K., Wilcox, J. E., Khan, S. S., Vorovich, E. E., Rich, J. D., Anderson, A. S., Yancy, C. W., Collins, J. D., Markl, M. & Carr, J. C., Mar 2019, In : Journal of Magnetic Resonance Imaging. 49, 3, p. 678-687 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Heart Transplantation
Tissue Expansion
Congenital Heart Defects

Cardiorenal Syndrome in Heart Failure Patients: Intensive Care Unit Management

Rich, J. D. & Kowalski, A., Apr 2019, (Accepted/In press) Difficult Decisions in Cardiothoracic Critical Care Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach. Lonchyna, V. (ed.). Springer International Publishing, (Difficult Decisions in Surgery: An Evidence-Based Approach).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

7 Citations (Scopus)

Impact of Hemodynamic Ramp Test-Guided HVAD Speed and Medication Adjustments on Clinical Outcomes: The RAMP-IT-UP Multicenter Study

Uriel, N., Burkhoff, D., Rich, J. D., Drakos, S. G., Teuteberg, J. J., Imamura, T., Rodgers, D., Raikhelkar, J., Vorovich, E. E., Selzman, C. H., Kim, G. & Sayer, G., Apr 1 2019, In : Circulation: Heart Failure. 12, 4, e006067.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Architectural Accessibility
Multicenter Studies
Heart-Assist Devices
Control Groups