Francisco Lopez-Jimenez, MD, MBA
Professor of Medicine
Mayo Clinic

Dr. Lopez-Jimenez is a Professor of Medicine at Mayo College of Medicine, the chair of the Division of Preventive Cardiology at Mayo Clinic.  Dr. Lopez-Jimenez did his cardiology fellowship at Mount Sinai Medical Center in Miami, Florida and at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School.  He trained in preventive cardiology at the VA Boston Healthcare System and Harvard Medical School and holds a Master’s of Science from Harvard School of Public Health and a MBA degree from Augsburg University. He is the Co-Director of Artificial Intelligence in Cardiology at Mayo Clinic. As such, he was the Program Director for the first CME course in history focused on artificial intelligence in Cardiology, organized by Mayo Clinic in July of 2019.

The artificial intelligence program in cardiology at Mayo Clinic has been very productive publishing several articles in the last 4 years primarily using ECG signals, but has extended to outcome-based machine learning and image processing. Dr. Lopez-Jimenez has published more than 300 scientific publications, including invited editorials in journals like Lancet, and his scientific work has been cited more than 12,000 times.  He is part of the committee currently writing the Digital Health Roadmap by the World Heart Federation to determine the next steps national and international organizations need to take to develop, implement, scale and regulate artificial intelligence and digital health related to cardiovascular diseases.