American College of Cardiology welcomes new president

B. Hadley Wilson, MD, an interventional cardiologist, began his one-year term as president of the American College of Cardiology. 

Dr. Wilson is the executive vice chair at Sanger Heart and Vascular Institute, part of Atrium Health, in Charlotte, N.C. He is also a clinical professor of medicine at Winston-Salem, N.C.-based Wake Forest University School of Medicine. 

Previously he served as Sanger's director of the catheterization lab and chief of cardiology for 15 years. 

He has been a member of the College of Cardiology for 25 years, serving in leadership roles including governor of ACC's North Carolina chapter, chair of the board of governors, secretary of the board of trustees, and chair-elect of the governance committee. 

"I believe we all really practice what we preach. I am honored to lead an organization dedicated to innovating best practices for a growing number of patients with cardiovascular disease, combating clinician burnout and supporting the cardiovascular workforce and expanding and diversifying our cardiovascular team," Dr. Wilson said in a March 6 press release.

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