Welcome to the Heart Failure Guidelines Knowledge Hub, powered by The CardioNerds and created by cardiologists. In this series, The CardioNerds—in collaboration with the American Heart Association, American College of Cardiology, and Heart Failure Society of America —review the latest guidelines for optimal management of heart failure.
Meet The NERDS!
Amit Goyal, MD, Co-founder
Amit Goyal, MD MAS (@AmitGoyalMD) is an interventional cardiology fellow at the Cleveland Clinic.
With a passion for medical education, he co-founded CardioNerds. In this capacity, he designed the CardioNerds Academy, Healy Honor Roll, Narratives in Cardiology, Medical Journalism, and Scholarship programs.
He completed his medical school and obtained a Master’s Degree in Clinical Research at the University of California, San Diego and went on to enjoy internal medicine residency training in the Osler Program at Johns Hopkins University, 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
trained in general cardiology at the Cleveland Clinic where he remained for interventional cardiology fellowship. He has served as the Educational Editorial Fellow as member of the ACC FIT Editorial Board and Associate Editorial Team Lead for ACC.org’s Pericardial Section.
He relishes time with friends and family including with his wife Riddhi and three sons Dhruv, Aarav, and Atharv
Daniel Ambinder, MD, Co-founder
Daniel Ambinder, MD @Dr_DanMD is an interventional/structural cardiology fellow at the Johns Hopkins Hospital.
With a passion for medical education, he co-founded CardioNerds. In this capacity, he designed and maintains the CardioNerds website, helped established the CardioNerds Academy, Narratives in Cardiology, Medical Journalism, and Scholarship programs. He is an assistant social media editor for Circulation @circAHA and co-created and maintains @hopkinsheart.
He received his medical degree from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and completed residency in the Osler Program at Johns Hopkins Hospital where he also completed his general cardiology fellowship.
Clinical and research interests include resuscitation of cardiac arrest, mechanical circulatory support, coronary and structural heart disease.