Nosheen Reza, MD

Nosheen Reza, MD



Nosheen Reza, MD, is an Assistant Professor of Medicine in the Penn Center for Inherited Cardiovascular Disease and in the Section of Heart Failure, Transplantation, and Mechanical Support at the University of Pennsylvania. She cares for patients with advanced heart failure and inherited cardiac diseases and leads a research program, supported by a K23 Mentored Career Development Award from the National Institutes of Health and by an American College of Cardiology Clinical Trials Research Program Award, that is focused on improving the care of individuals with genetic cardiomyopathies. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Virginia School of Medicine in 2012 and completed her internal medicine residency training at the Massachusetts General Hospital in 2015. She then completed her Cardiovascular Disease and Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology fellowships at the University of Pennsylvania and joined the faculty in July 2021.

Dr. Reza is passionate about supporting the careers of women in cardiology and is the Founding Director of the nationally recognized Penn Women in Cardiology program. She has published high impact research on topics ranging from establishing women in cardiology groups in the workplace, supporting trainees during early parenthood, creating novel women’s cardiovascular health curricula, gender disparities in academic medicine, and the representation of women cardiologists in research. Dr. Reza is also an Assistant Program Director for the Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship and is dedicated to mentoring and sponsoring the next generation of women cardiologists. Her efforts were recognized in 2023 with the receipt of the University of Pennsylvania’s inaugural Department of Medicine Resident Mentoring Award and the inaugural FOCUS on Health & Leadership for Women Inaugural Early Achievement Award for the Advancement of Women in Medicine. Dr. Reza is an active leader in the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Heart Failure Society of America, and Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy Society. Among her roles, she serves as an Editorial Consultant for JACC: Heart Failure, Associate Editor for the Journal of Cardiac Failure, and as a member of the AHA Women in Cardiology and the ACC Diversity and Inclusion Committees.

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