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Michael Felker, MD, FHFSA

Executive Committee Member Board of Directors
HFSA President-Elect

Duke University School of Medicine
Duke Clinical Research Institute 

G. Michael Felker, MD, MHS, FACC, FAHA, FHFSA is Professor of Medicine with tenure in the Division of Cardiology at Duke University School of Medicine. He is currently Director of Cardiovascular Research at the Duke Clinical Research Institute and Vice-Chief for Clinical Research in the Division of Cardiology. He was Chief of the Heart Failure Section at Duke University School of Medicine from 2013 to 2020.  He did his medical training at Duke, his internal medicine training at Johns Hopkins Hospital where he was chief resident, and his cardiology training at Duke.

 Dr. Felker has published over 330 peer reviewed articles and book chapters in the field of heart failure. He has served on the Executive and Steering Committees for multiple national and international clinical trials in heart failure. He Directs the Advanced Heart Failure Transplant Cardiology Fellowship Training Program at the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Felker is an editorial board member or peer reviewer for multiple high impact medical journals, including the New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, Lancet, Circulation, and JACC. He is the Associate Editor of JACC: Heart Failure and co-editor of Heart Failure: A Companion to Braunwald’s Heart Disease, the leading heart failure textbook. He is a member of the Heart Failure Society of America Board of Directors. His research focus is on clinical trials in acute and chronic heart failure and the use of biomarkers as diagnostics, prognostic, and therapeutic tools in heart failure.