13. HF part 2: Approach to GDMT with Dr. Randall Starling

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Amit and co-fellow Kartik Telukuntla talk to Dr. Randall Starling, former president of the HSFA about his approach to guideline-directed medical therapy (GDMT) for Heart Failure.

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Dr. Randall Starling obtained his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s in Public Health at the University of Pittsburgh and medical degree from Temple University. He went back to University of Pittsburgh for his internal medicine residency training and then went to Ohio State University for his cardiology fellowship. He stayed on as faculty at Ohio State until 2005 at which time he joined the Cleveland Clinic. He is the former section head of the Division of Heart Failure and former Vice Chairman of the Cardiovascular Medicine Department. Dr. Starling has been the principal investigator on numerous clinical trials and most recently completed his tenure as President of the Heart Failure Society of America. We are really appreciative of his time and knowledge as we discuss GDMT for Heart Failure.

Dr. Kartik Telukuntla completed medical school in the University of Miami and internal medicine residency at University of Pennsylvania. He is currently a general cardiology fellow at the Cleveland Clinic and is slated to continue on for advanced heart failure fellowship.

This series is a tribute to Dr. David Taylor. Dr. Taylor (aka “DOT”) was a heart failure attending at the Cleveland Clinic.  He died on Wednesday, February 5th 2020. We remember him for the legend he is. A passionate clinician, skilled educator, devoted mentor.  His legacy lives on within us. #foreverDOT