Paul A Heidenreich
Department of Medicine, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California; Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, California, US
Dr. Paul Heidenreich, a distinguished professional in the field of cardiology, serves as a Professor and Vice Chair for Quality within the Department of Medicine. Additionally, he holds the esteemed position of Chief of Medicine at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. With a background in non-invasive cardiology, he actively practices as a cardiologist while engaging in clinical research.
Dr. Heidenreich's expertise is rooted in outcomes and health services research, particularly in areas such as technology assessment, the utilization of screening through diagnostic tests, quality enhancement, and economic analyses. He has had the honor of chairing the American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Task Force for Performance Measures and the Task Force for Data Standards. His leadership extends to chairing the AHA Council for Quality of Care and Outcomes Research and the AHA's Get-With-The-Guidelines Program.
His clinical focus encompasses echocardiography and the broad spectrum of cardiovascular diseases. Dr. Heidenreich holds a prominent academic position as a Professor within the University Medical Line, specializing in Cardiovascular Medicine. His role as Vice-Chair for Quality in the Department of Medicine underscores his dedication to improving healthcare quality.