John Gorcsan, MD

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    1990 …2023

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    Research interests

    Dr. John Gorcsan has more than 25 years of experience leading a funded academic echocardiography laboratory.

    Teaching and educational interests

    Dr. John Gorcsan has mentored dozens of postdoctoral fellows, clinical fellows, residents and medical students and received many mentored trainee funding awards.

    Clinical interests

    Dr. John Gorcsan has extensive leadership experience in echocardiography and is the program director for diagnostic cardiology and cardiac imaging at Penn State Health Milton S. Hershey Medical Center.

    Professional information

    Subspecialty-certified in cardiovascular disease, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1989

    Board-certified in internal medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine, 1986

    Certified in comprehensive echocardiography, American Society of Echocardiography

    Elected Member, Central Society for Clinical Research

    Fellow, American College of Cardiology

    Fellow, American Heart Association Council on Circulation and Council on Clinical Cardiology

    Fellow, American Society of Echocardiography

    Fellow, American College of Physicians

    Member, American Federation for Clinical Research

    Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

    In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

    • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being

    Education/Academic qualification

    Cardiology, Research Fellowship, The Medical College of Virginia


    Cardiology, Fellowship, Geisinger Medical Center


    Internal Medicine, Residency, Hahnemann University Medical College


    Internal Medicine, Internship, Hahnemann University Medical College


    MD, Penn State College of Medicine


    Biology (minor in music), BA, Lehigh University


    External positions

    Editorial Board Member, ACCEL

    International Associate Editor, European Heart Journal

    Editorial Board Member, European Journal of Heart Failure

    Associate Editor, Journal of Cardiac Failure

    Editorial Board Member, Journal of the American College of Cardiology

    Guest Editor in Chief and Editorial Board Member, Journal of the American Society of Echocardiology


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