Dr. Natalie Tapaskar is a cardiology fellow at Stanford University Medical Center. She is a Midwest native, attending Northwestern University for undergrad, Case Western Reserve University for medical school and Internal Medicine training at The University of Chicago. She also served a year as a chief resident. She is passionate about Advanced Heart Failure and all issues related to Women in Cardiology. She loves to work with trainees of all levels and believes that all learning is bi-directional. Her interests include advanced heart failure and transplant, critical care, women’s cardiovascular health, and cardiogenic shock clinical outcomes. She plans to pursue an Advanced Heart Failure fellowship. In her free time, she enjoys hiking in the Bay Area, cuddling with her mini golden-doodle on the couch, and exploring natural wine tasting with her husband.