CMHC Faculty Members

Faculty of Tarsus Medical Group are leaders in healthcare

Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc

Chicago, Illinois

Clyde W. Yancy, MD, MSc



Dr. Yancy is vice dean for Diversity and Inclusion, chief of Cardiology Medicine, and Magerstadt Endowed Professor of cardiology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. He has received many accolades for clinical and research expertise in the field of heart failure and has additional interests in cardiomyopathy, heart valve diseases, hypertension and heart failure prevention. He has published more than 500 peer-reviewed manuscripts, numerous book chapters, editorials and review articles, and received numerous awards as a top physician and instructor of cardiology.

Education and Training

  • Master of Science, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 2010
  • Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1990
  • Cardiology Fellowship, University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, 1989
  • Internal Medicine Internship, Parkland Memorial Hospital, 1985
  • Internal Medicine Residency, Parkland Memorial Hospital, 1985
  • Medical Degree, Tulane University School of Medicine, 1982

Professional Highlights

  • Member: American Heart Association; American College of Cardiology; American College of Physicians; Association of Black Cardiologists; International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation; and Heart Failure Society of America, 2000-present
  • Elected Member, Association of American Physicians, 2020
  • Outstanding Alumnus Award, Tulane University School of Medicine, 2019
  • Top 1% Highly Cited Researcher, Thomson Reuters, 2015-2019
  • Lifetime Achievement Award for Clinical Research, Cardiovascular Research Foundation, 2018
  • Elected Member, National Academy of Medicine, 2016
  • Excellence in Teaching Award, Northwestern Medicine, 2015
  • President, American Heart Association, 2009-1010


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