Thomas Di Salvo, MD, MPH, MBA
Rabkin Fellow in Medical Education
Associate Professor Medicine,
Medical Director, Vanderbilt Heart and Vascular Institute
Director, Advanced Heart Failure Program
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Development of a housestaff core curriculum in diagnosis and management of common cardiovascular disease
Dr. Thomas Di Salvo attended Harvard University, majoring in English and American Literature. Following graduation from the Univeristy of Cincinnati College of Medicine, he completed residency in Internal Medicine on the Osler Medical Service at Johns Hopkins Hospital, including a year as Assistant Chief of Service of the Barker Firm. Dr. Di Salvo then completed his fellowship in cardiology at the Massachusetts General Hospital during which time he completed a Master's in Clinical Science in Epidemiology at the Harvard School of Public Health. Dr. Di Salvo joined the staff of the MGH Heart Failure Center in 1995 and left the MGH in 2004 and assumed the medical directorship of the Vanderbilt Heart Institute. He is presently Associate Professor of Medicine, Director of Advanced Heart Failure Care and Medical Director of the Vanderbilt Heart Institute. In 2000, Dr. Di Salvo was awarded the Harvard Medical School Faculty Prize in Medical Education, During 2003-2004, he completed the Rabkin Fellowship in Medical Education and in 2004 received the inaugural Brian A. McGovern Memorial Teaching Award from the MGH Department of Medicine.