Michael D McGoon is Professor of Medicine and a Consultant in the Division of Cardiovascular Diseases at the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, where he is also Director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Clinic. He has been on staff of the Mayo Clinic for 21 years. Dr McGoon recently served as Chair of the Scientific Leadership Council of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) and is Chair-elect of the PHA Board of Trustees. He attended Harvard College and received his MD at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. He did his medical residency at Johns Hopkins and Mayo Clinic, and his cardiology fellowship at Mayo.