Department of Medicine, Chair
Dr. Marc Silver, MD, FACP, FACC, FCCP, FAHA
Dr. Marc A. Silver is Chairman of the Department of Medicine and Director of the Heart Failure Institute at Advocate Christ Medical Center in Oak Lawn, Illinois. He is a Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University Of Illinois School Of Medicine. He is an international leader in heart failure: He was a founding member of the Heart Failure Society of America, author of the HFSA and ACC/AHA heart failure guidelines, and is Editor-in-Chief of the journal Congestive Heart Failure.
Dr. Silver has played a mentoring role in the education of hundreds of Internal Medicine Residents as well as Cardiology and Heart Failure Fellows. He has authored more than 200 original papers and book chapters with another 200 Abstract presentations. He is a frequent speaker at both national and international venues to educate and engage physicians, nurses and patients and their families around the opportunities for Success with Heart Failure.
Dr. Silver has a long established interest in heart failure, chronic disease management, heart failure clinic development, biomarker evaluation and integration, advanced heart failure therapies including mechanical circulatory support and heart transplantation.
Internal Medicine, Program Director
Dr. Armand Krikorian, MD, FACE
Dr. Krikorian is program director of the Internal Medicine Residency Program at Advocate Christ Medical Center. Prior to joining Advocate Christ, Dr. Krikorian was Associate Program Director for Internal Medicine at Case Medical Center and Assistant Professor of Endocrinology at Case Western Reserve University. He has also served as associate medical director of the UH Accountable Care Organization and participated extensively in patient safety as part of the UH Quality Institute. He currently serves on the planning committee of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists as well as the national council of the American Federation of Medical Research. He has been recognized by multiple awards and was elected Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology. Dr. Krikorian presents regularly at APDIM conferences and his research interests include graduate medical education, patient safety, patient satisfaction and diabetes.