John S. Rumsfeld, MD PhD FACC FAHA FESC
Chief Innovation Officer and Professor of Medicine
American College Cardiology & University of Colorado School of Medicine
 

Dr. Rumsfeld is the Chief Innovation Officer for the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and Professor of Medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.

Previously, Dr. Rumsfeld served as National Director for Cardiology for the U.S. Veterans Health Administration (2012-2017), and was Chief Science Officer and Chairman for the ACC’s National Cardiovascular Data Registry (NCDR) programs from 2005-2016.

A member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation (ASCI), Dr. Rumsfeld has has >330 scientific publications and in 2016, he received the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award for Quality of Care and Outcomes Research from the American Heart Association.

Dr. Rumsfeld received his medical degree from the University of Chicago and doctoral degree in Epidemiology from the University of Colorado. He completed his internal medicine internship and residency at the University of California, San Francisco, and cardiology fellowship at the University of Colorado. Dr. Rumsfeld has been an attending cardiologist at the Denver VA Medical Center since 1999.