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Dr. James Fang

Chief of Cardiovascular Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine

Director, Cardiovascular Service Line, University of Utah Health Care

John and June B Hartman Presidential Endowed Chair

Professor of Medicine, University of Utah School of Medicine

President-Elect of the Heart Failure Society of America, 2023

Dr. James Fang is the Immediate Past President of the APC Council. His term runs through 2023.

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Dr. Fang is a highly regarded clinician, teacher, mentor and researcher. He is the author of more than 175 original articles, editorials, and book chapters and has lectured nationally and internationally. He has been part of a number of important cardiovascular research groups and collaborations and has special interest in heart failure with preserved ejection fraction, advanced heart failure, coronary artery vasculopathy of the transplanted heart, and the cardiorenal syndrome. He has led several position statements for the Heart Failure Society of America as well as the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation. He currently serves on the ACC/AHA Heart Failure Guideline Committee and on the Board of Directors of the Heart Failure Society of America. He was elected to the Association of University Cardiologists in 2013 and is a member of the Executive Committee of the Association of Professors of Cardiology. He is President-Elect of the Heart Failure Society of America, 2023.

Education and Training

  • Duke University, Mathematics and Chemistry, 1984

  • Medical degree from Duke University School of Medicine, 1988

  • Internship and residency at Johns Hopkins Hospital, 1991

  • Cardiovascular fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1996

  • Heart failure/transplant fellowship, Brigham and Women's Hospital, 1997