In this episode we welcome back Dr. Jay Pal our new Surgical Director of MCS and Transplant.
4:00 VAD's past & present
5:16 Patients & VAD
7:34 Future VADS
8:43 Artificial Heart
12:24 Surgery In's and Out's
14:35 Best Practices from Experience
17:00 Why Back to UW?
18:41 What's in the water at Duke?
20:10 Regional Partners
21:20 Partnering with Complexity in Care
24:16 Future of VADs
27:20 Thoughts on Allocation Changes
37:32 Personal Benefits of Global Health
Jay Pal, MD, PhD is the Surgical Director of the Heart Transplantation and Mechanical Circulatory Support programs in the Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery. His clinical and research interests lie in the surgical treatment of heart failure, including transplantation and mechanical circulatory support systems.
He completed his general surgical residency at the UCSF Easy Bay program and his thoracic surgery residency at Duke University, where he developed an interest in heart failure. He has held faculty positions at the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio and the University of Colorado, as well as at the UW School of Medicine from 2013-2017.
In addition, Dr. Pal has been coordinating an international medical effort in Nepal for several years and will continue this work in collaboration with the Department of Global Health at the University of Washington.
He can be reached any time at firstname.lastname@example.org
or you can use our digital front door: https://hipaa.jotform.com/uwheart/referrals
Thanks for listening!