Dr. Anuradha Lala is an Associate Professor of Medicine at the Zena & Michael A Wiener Cardiovascular Institute and in the Department of Population Health Science and Statistics at Icahn School of Mount Sinai and Mount Sinai Hospital. She completed her internal medicine training at Mount Sinai Hospital, followed by cardiology fellowship at NYU Langone Medical center, and training in advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and transplant at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Her clinical interests encompass all aspects of management of heart failure including the selection and care of patients with mechanical circulatory support devices and heart transplantation, cardiomyopathies and perioperative management of high risk cardiac surgical cases. In addition to caring for patients, she serves as the Director of Heart Failure Research and as Data Coordinating Center leadership for the NHLBI Cardiothoracic Surgery Network. Dr. Lala also leads the fellowship program in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant. In 2020, she was recognized with the Proctor H. Harvey Teaching Award by the American College of Cardiology which honors a promising young member of the College who has distinguished herself by dedication and skill in teaching, and to stimulate continued careers in education.