Letter from the director

The available vaccines have brought much-needed hope that soon we’ll be back to our pre-pandemic routines.

AHA, VCU Health celebrate 50 years of partnership

Fifty years ago, a single research grant signaled the aligning missions of VCU Health and the American Heart Association.

In memoriam

Stanley Pauley, philanthropist and namesake of VCU Health Pauley Heart Center passed away on Nov. 20, 2020.

A beacon of excellence

Congratulations to VCU Medical CICU for earning its second Beacon Award for Excellence (silver level) from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses.

The gold standard

VCU Medical Center redesignated as a Magnet® hospital for fourth consecutive time, thanks to exceptional nurses.

Salloum receives competitive NHLBI grant

Fadi Salloum, Ph.D., receives R35 Emerging Investigator Award from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI).

Pauley adds educational programs for APPs

Pauley expands its educational programs to include monthly conferences specifically tailored to advanced practice providers.

Alumnus spotlight: Carolyn Burns, M.D., FACC

Meet cardiology fellow alumnus, Carolyn Burns, M.D.

New faculty

Welcome, Arturo “AJ” Cardounel, M.D., Ph.D., Katherine M. “Kate” Klein, M.D., Hamang Patel, M.D., and Sangeeta Shah, M.D.

New leadership

Virginia Commonwealth University and VCU Health System recently welcomed Arthur L. Kellermann, M.D., M.P.H. as senior vice president for health sciences at VCU and CEO of VCU Health System.

How the follow button led to vital surgery

A CTO patient, Craig Simon, is grateful that his provider was a social follower of Dr. Lorenzo Azzalini.

How Michele survived a heart attack

Something alarming was going on inside Michele Williams-Poole’s body. One fateful morning she walked into work and her body, finally, screamed.

Q&A VCU-CMH Dr. Nimesh Patel

Get to know Dr. Nimesh Patel, a left ventricular assist device, heart failure and transplant cardiology specialist.

New giving society supports Pauley Heart Center

To celebrate the generosity of our supporters, the Pauley Heart Center Advisory Board has created the Pauley Society.