About the author

Marc Silver, MD

<p><strong>Dr. Marc A. Silver served as the Chief, Division of Medical Services, Chairman of the Department of Medicine, and is the Founder of the Heart Failure Institute at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois for 19 years, retiring in December 2017.</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p><strong>He is an international leader in heart failure, was a founding member of the Heart Failure Society of America, author of HFSA and ACC/AHA heart failure guidelines for over a decade, and served as Editor-in-Chief of Congestive Heart Failure for 15 years.&#160; He has authored Success with Heart Failure, now in the 4th edition.</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p><strong>Dr. Silver has a long-established interest in heart failure, chronic disease management and education, heart failure and multispecialty chronic disease management clinic development, biomarker evaluation and integration, integration of biometrics for early disease warning and intervention, advanced heart failure therapies including mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation. Dr. Silver was among the first heart failure experts to receive ABIM certification in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplantation at its initial offering. In 2016 he became one of 34 Inaugural Fellows of the Heart Failure Society of America (FHFSA).He values his ability to create and grow clinical and patient care teams of excellence and meaningful, cost-conscious healthcare delivery. He has formally and informally mentored hundreds including advanced degree nursing professionals, undergraduate students seeking to explore medicine as a career path, medical students, residents, fellow and colleagues.&#160; His other passion is in linking those outside of healthcare with those inside to produce collaboration that is focused on improving healthcare safety and delivery and outcomes.</strong></p>&#13; &#13; <p/>&#13; &#13; <p><u>He can be reached via Twitter, Instagram and Faceboo</u>k.</p>&#13; &#13; <p/>