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Dr. Clyde W. Yancy

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Vice Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
Chief of Cardiology in the Department of Medicine
Magerstadt Professor of Medical Social Sciences
Associate Director, Northwestern Medicine’s Bluhm Cardiovascular Institute


Areas of Focus

  • Hypertension
  • Heart failure
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Preventive cardiology
  • Ethnic and racial disparities in cardiovascular disease
  • Health policy
  • Medical journalism


  • Quality improvement in heart failure
  • Heart failure in African-Americans: Genetic risk assessment
  • Disparate cardiovascular care; assessment and solutions
  • Influence of the built environment on heart failure
  • Development of clinical practice guidelines in cardiovascular medicine