Meet The NERDS!

Amit Goyal, MD

Amit Goyal @AmitGoyalMD is a cardiology fellow at the Cleveland Clinic. He completed his medical school at the University of California, San Diego and went on to enjoy residency training in the Osler Program at Johns Hopkins, where he served as the Assistant Chief of Service of the Barker Firm. ​

As ACS he founded Osler Grand Rounds, an interactive mystery case discussion, and helped establish a novel morning report structure integrating bedside skills education. 
He is looking forward to a career in interventional cardiology and medical education. He relishes time with friends and family including with his wife Riddhi and son Dhruv.

Daniel Ambinder, MD

Daniel Ambinder, MD

Daniel Ambinder @Dr_DanMD is an interventional/structural cardiology fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital. He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and had a blast completing residency in the Osler Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital where he also completed his general cardiology fellowship.

He is active on #CardioTwitter and is an assistant social media editor for @circAHA and @hopkinsheart.
Passions include medical education, development of high quality #MedED content and bedside teaching. Clinical and research interests include resuscitation of cardiac arrest, mechanical circulatory support, coronary and structural heart disease.  

Heather Kagan, MD

Heather Kagan, MD

Heather Kagan @heatherkaganmd is an internal medicine resident in the Osler program at Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed medical school at Temple University.

She is passionate about the intersection of arts and medicine. In medical school she was a writer for Medscape and created a humanities elective, ‘Artful Thinking’, which utilizes art observation to enhance empathy and communication skills. Her anatomical drawings have been featured on various national platforms and some of her photography can be seen at

Career interests include narrative medicine, general internal medicine, and medical education.

Carine Hamo, MD

Carine Hamo @CarineHamo is a cardiology fellow at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She completed medical school at St. George’s University followed by residency training at Stony Brook University Hospital where she also served as Chief Resident. 

Carine is currently getting an MHS in Cardiovascular Epidemiology at the Bloomberg School of Public Health at Johns Hopkins. She plans to pursue additional training in advanced heart failure and transplant and is interested in an academic career involving clinical research. 

She puts her nerdiness to good use by creating the visual aid that supplements each podcast.