University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Faculty and Staff – Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Fellowship

Applicants who are interested in applying for the AHFTx program at UW are encouraged to contact the Program Coordinators listed below as your primary resource for questions and concerns.

Program Coordinators

Program Coordinator: Cardiovascular Disease, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowships

600 Highland Avenue, H4/583
Mail Code 3248
Madison, WI 53792
tlteske@medicine.wisc.edu
Phone: (608)-263-9648
Fax: (608)-263-0405

Program Coordinator: Interventional Cardiology Fellowship
Assistant Program Coordinator: Cardiovascular Disease Fellowship, Adult Congenital Heart Disease, Advanced Heart Failure & Transplant, and Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Fellowships

600 Highland Avenue, H4/583
Mail Code 3248
Madison, WI 53792
jjohnson2@medicine.wisc.edu
Phone: (608)-263-8485
Fax: (608)-263-0405

Program Director

Program Director
Chief, VA Cardiology

Program Faculty

Ravi Dhingra, MD, MPH
UW Medical Director, AHFTx

Aurangzeb Baber, MD

Maryl Johnson, MD

Evan Klein, MD

Sofia Carolina Masri, MD

David Pham, MD

Peter Rahko, MD

Farhan Raza, MD

View a full list of all CVM faculty members.

Program APPs

Renee Acker-Churchill, NP

Amanda Browne, ARNP

Joan Hermsen, DNP

Brianne Lochrie, NP

Ashley Macy, DNP

Elise Strycharske, DNP

Bethany Westerfeldt, NP

View a full list of all CVM APPs.

Faculty Mentors

Upon starting fellowship, fellows are assigned a faculty mentor. At minimum we require they meet twice per academic year, but we highly encourage meetings to occur more often. Below are faculty in the AHFTx program that we recognize as being part of the Clinical Competency Committee, and who may serve as mentors to fellows:

David Murray, MD

Aurangzeb Baber, MD 

Peter Rahko, MD

Ravi Dhingra, MD, MPH

Sofia Carolina Masri, MD

Farhan Raza, MD

Maryl Johnson, MD

David Pham, MD

Evan Klein, MD