Dr. Ritu Thamman is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh’s School of Medicine. She is a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology (FACC) and of the American Society of Echocardiography (FASE) . She is on the Board of Directors of the American Society of Echocardiography.
Her research focuses on cardiovascular disease in women, mitral valve prolapse, mitral annular disjunction and innovative implementation tools for cardiovascular disease. She is the chair of the Echocardiography Twitter Journal club, a formal journal club on Twitter for which she has developed CME, writing all the questions for the American Society of Echocardiography. She is the ASE’s Social Media Strategist.
Dr. Ritu Thamman is participating in multiple national and international society guidelines and position statements. She is a member of the writing committee for the 2021 American College of Cardiology (ACC) Disparities of Care Guidelines and is currently a committee member for the upcoming 2020 ASE Burnout Prevention Guidelines. She is member of the ACC Women in Cardiology Leadership Council and started the PA chapter of Women in Cardiology.
Dr. Thamman is the Social Media Editor for Circulation Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes and the Journal of American Society of Echocardiography. Her writing and interpretation of scientific articles has led to her being a top influencer for the ACC,AHA,ASE and European Congress of Cardiology. She is a national and international figure for social media for advocacy and education for cardiologists.