Coffee + Cardiology

Pal's Perspective

February 04, 2022 UW Heart Institute Season 1 Episode 3
Coffee + Cardiology
Pal's Perspective
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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 
29:45 Nepal 
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.

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Thanks for listening!

Journey to Heart Failure
VAD's past & present
Patients & VAD
Future VADS
Artificial Heart
Surgery In's and Out's
Best Practices from Experience
Why Back to UW?
What's in the water at Duke?
Regional Partners
Partnering with Complexity in Care
Future of VADs
Thoughts on Allocation Changes
Personal Benefits of Global Health