Paul Heidenreich, MD, MS
CTAF Chair; Professor and Vice-Chair for Quality | Stanford University
Dr. Paul Heidenreich is Professor and Vice-Chair for Quality, Clinical Affairs, and Analytics in the Department of Medicine, and a Professor by courtesy of Health Research and Policy in the Stanford University School of Medicine. He serves as Chair of the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association’s Task Force on Performance Measurement and Vice-Chair of the American Heart Association’s Get-With-The-Guidelines Program. His research focuses on interventions to improve the quality of care for heart disease patients, the use of cardiac imaging to predict prognosis, the cost-effectiveness of new cardiovascular technologies, and outcomes research using existing clinical and administrative data. He is currently examining a variety of health services interventions to improve quality of care and the patient experience of care.