World Heart Federation Salim Yusuf Emerging Leaders Programme
This first-of-its-kind training program in implementation science, health systems and health policy was co-created by Drs. Mark Huffman, Darwin Labarthe and Salim Yusuf in 2014. The program has trained 125 Emerging Leaders from 49 countries over its first five years with a rotating theme each year.
- 2014: Secondary prevention of cardiovascular diseases
- 2015: Raised blood pressure
- 2016: Global tobacco prevention and control
- 2017: Essential cardiovascular diagnostics and medicines
- 2018: Stroke prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation
- 2019: Heart failure
Dr. Amitava Banerjee from University College London leads the program.
World Heart Federation via educational grants from Boehringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca, Bupa, Peruvian Ministry of Health, Novartis
Northwestern Faculty and Staff
Mark Huffman, MD, MPH; Darwin Labarthe, MD, PhD, MPH; Abigail Baldridge MS; Namratha R Kandula, MD, MPH
World Heart Federation, McMaster University/Population Health Research Institute, Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia, St. John’s University, University of Cape Town, Duke Kunshan University
- World Heart Federation’s 2018 Update of the 5th Emerging Leaders Seminar on Stroke Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation, in collaboration with the World Stroke Organization. World Stroke Organization Blog.
- Huffman MD, Perel P, Eisele JL, Labarthe DR, Wood DA, Sliwa K, Yusuf S. WHF Emerging Leaders Program. Eur Heart J. 2017 Oct 1;38(37):2800-2803. doi: 10.1093/eurheartj/ehx483. PubMed PMID: 28982234.
- Huffman MD, Perel P, Beller GA, Keightley L, Miranda JJ, Ralston J, Reddy KS, Wood DA, Labarthe DR, Yusuf S. World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders Program: an innovative capacity building program to facilitate the 25 × 25 goal. Glob Heart. 2015 Dec;10(4):229-33. doi: 10.1016/j.gheart.2014.10.006. Epub 2015 Mar 26. PubMed PMID: 26014659.
- Huffman MD, Labarthe DR, Yusuf S. Global cardiovascular research training for implementation science, health systems research, and health policy research. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2015 Apr 7;65(13):1371-1372. doi: 10.1016/j.jacc.2015.02.023. PubMed PMID: 25835450.