Nir Uriel

Nir Uriel

Nir Uriel, MD MSc

Department of Medicine Section of Cardiology

 

Academic appointments:

2003-2006; Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology; Division of Nursing; Hebrew University

2007-2008; Instructor in Medicine; Division of Cardiology; Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

2010-2014; Assistant Professor of Medicine, Columbia University

2014- 2016; Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago

2016 – Now; Professor of Medicine, University of Chicago

 

Education
1992; B.Sc. Bachelor of Medical Sciences; Ben Gurion University of the Negev

1995; Medical Doctor; Ben Gurion University of the Negev

2013; M.Sc.  Master Biostatistics (Patient Oriented Research); Columbia University – Mailman School of Public Health

Postdoctoral Training:

1996-1997; Internship; Medicine; Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

2000-2003; Residency; Internal Medicine; Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

2004-2006; Fellowship; Cardiology; Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

2008-2009; Fellowship; Heart Failure and Transplant; Columbia University – Center for Advanced Cardiac Care

2009-2010; Fellowship; Mechanical Circulatory Support; Columbia University – Center for Advanced Cardiac Care

Board Certification and Licensure

Licensure – ECFMG, NY state, Illinois state, Israel

Board qualification – None US; Internal medicine, Cardiology – Israel
Professional organizations and societies:

1996-Present; Israel Medical Association (IMA)

2003-Present; Israel Cardiology Society (ICS)

2008-Present; International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT)

2009-Present; American Heart Association (AHA)

Honors:

1993; University President Award for Excellent Performance during Bachelor Degree, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel

1996; Miry Binyamin Award for Excellent Performance during Medical School, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Beer-Sheva, Israel
2009; Post Doc research competition, Department of Medicine, Columbia University

2011; Shorin-Silverstein Family Scholars Program, Division of cardiology, Columbia University

2011; Victoria and Esther Aboodi Assistant Professor; Division of Cardiology; Columbia University

2013; Teacher of the Year – Cardiology Fellowship; Columbia University

2015; Master Clinician of the Year – Nussbaum Foundation

2015; Teacher of the Year – Medicine Residency; University of Chicago

2015; Teacher of the Year – Graduate Medicine Residency; University of Chicago

2015; Favorite Attending of the Year – Medicine Residency; University of Chicago

Leadership

Elected Chair of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Council 2017-2019, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Vice Chair of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Council 2015-2017, International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

National Co-PI for the MOMETUM 3 study.  The largest LVAD study ever been done (1028 patients) in 60 sites in USA. (Together with Mandeep Mehra, Harvard Medical School)

Director of Heart Failure, Heart transplantation, and Mechanical Circulatory Support Programs

Heart and Vascular Center Portfolio Committee, University of Chicago

Heart and Vascular Center Marketing Committee, University of Chicago

Department of Cardiology Leadership Committee, University of Chicago

Other:

2014- Medicine Internship Application Interviews

2014- Cardiology Fellowship Application Interviews

Extramural

Military service:

1997-1998; Combat Battalion Physician; Israeli Defense Force

1998-1999; Clinical Study Supervisor, Officer Rank – Major; Army Health Branch Research Unit Medical Corps; Israeli Defense Force

Leadership Roles:

Elected vice chair of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Council 2015-2017 and the coming Chair of 2017-2019 for the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Conceiving, building and organizer of the heart failure society of Chicago (started May 2015).

Teaching experience and responsibilities:

2003-2006; Lecturer in Clinical Pharmacology; Division of Nursing; Hebrew University

2007-2008; Instructor in Medicine; Division of Cardiology; Assaf Harofeh Medical Center

2012-2014 Columbia University

2013-2014 BEST/CSIBS, School of Public Health

Teacher of the Year 2013 – Cardiology Fellowship

2015; Master Clinician of the Year – Nussbaum Foundation

2015; Teacher of the Year – Medicine Residency; University of Chicago

2015; Favorite Attending of the Year – Medicine Residency; University of Chicago

Other professional activities:

Associcet editor: Circulation He; art Failure

Section Editor for Heart FailureCurrent Opinion in Cardiology 2013-present

Reviewer:

New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)

Science Translation Medicine

Journal of American College of Cardiology (JACC)

JACC Heart Failure

Circulation Heart Failure

JAMA Cardiology

Journal of heart and lung transplantation

American journal of transplantation

European Journal of Heart Failure

Journal of Cardiac Failure

ASAIO Journal

Elected vice chair of the Mechanical Circulatory Support Council 2015-2017 and the coming Chair of 2017-2019 for the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation.

Program director of the Heart Failure Society of Chicago.