Cardiology Grand Rounds: The Inova Dudley Family Center Visiting Professor Series
- Usually held on the 2nd Tuesday of the month
- Target audience: Members of the medical staff (all sub-specialties, medical residents and students)
- Lecture from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
- This is a CME Accredited Program
Detailed information will be posted here prior to each event.
3rd Annual Healthcare Disparities Conference
A Call for Transformation: Impactful Strategies for Sustainable Change
- Tuesday, October 5, 2021
- 12:30 – 3:15 p.m. (Free)
This online, half-day symposium for healthcare professionals will discuss strategies for implementing individual,team, community, and systemic change to address health disparities and improve the health and well-being of culturally and ethnically diverse patients.
Biykem Bozkurt, MD, PhD, FHFSA, FACC, FAHA, FACPCardiology Grand Rounds: The Inova Dudley Family Center Visiting Professor Series Update in Definition, Classification and Treatment of Heart Failure
Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021
12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
- Identify new definition of heart failure
- Identify new classifications of heart failure
- Recognize new standard treatment strategies for heart failure
This is a CME Accredited Program.
Dr. Biykem Bozkurt is an advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation specialist at Baylor College of Medicine (BCM) in Houston, where she serves as the Associate Provost of Faculty Affairs and Senior Associate Dean of Faculty Development, the Mary and Gordon Cain Chair in Cardiology and Professor of Medicine, and Vice-Chair of the Department of Medicine.
Dr. Bozkurt is the Immediate Past President of the Heart Failure Society of America. She has been identified as one of Web of Science’s “World’s Highly Cited Researchers” in 2019 and 2020. She serves as a Senior Associate Editor for Circulation, a Heart Failure Section Editor for the Journal of American College of Cardiology, and Co-Chair of the 2021 American Heart Association/American College of Cardiology (AHA/ACC) Heart Failure Guidelines Writing Committee. She has served as the ACC’s Heart Failure Council Chair and Immediate Past Chair of the AHA/ACC Task Force for Clinical Data Standards.
Throughout her career, Dr. Bozkurt has been recognized for excellence in clinical care, education and leadership. She was the recipient of the National Veterans Affairs Secretary’s Hands and Heart Award for Recognition of Highest Standards in Patient Care in 2003, the ACC’s Proctor Harvey MD Young Teacher Award in 2005, the BCM Barbara and Corbin J. Robertson, Jr. Presidential Award for Excellence in Education in 2014, the BCM Master Clinician Lifetime Award in 2014, the ACC Gifted Educator Award in 2016, the BCM Ben and Margaret Love Foundation Bobby Alford Presidential Award for Academic Clinical Professionalism in 2019, and the BCM Distinguished Faculty Alumni Award in 2020. Additionally, in 2018, she was selected as one of the “Top 100 Turks Leading Medicine” and the second highest ranking Turkish women scientist by Turkish Time Magazine.
Dr. Bozkurt actively participates in clinical and translational research; presents at national and international scientific sessions; teaches medical students, residents and fellows at the bedside and in the classroom setting; and mentors trainees and faculty both locally and nationally.