Dr. Biykem Bozkurt is the President for Heart Failure Society of America. Dr. Bozkurt is a Professor of Medicine, an academic an advanced heart failure and cardiac transplantation specialist, Medical Care Line Executive (Medicine Department Chair) at the DeBakey VA Medical Center; W.A. “Tex” and Deborah Moncrief, Jr., Chair; Mary and Gordon Cain Chair; Vice-Chair of Department of Medicine; Director of the Winters Center for Heart Failure and Associate Director of Cardiovascular Research Institute at Baylor College of Medicine. She is a Senior Associate Editor for Circulation; and Heart Failure Section Editor for the Journal of American College of Cardiology. She is a member of the AHA/ACC Task Force for Performance Metrics, has served as the immediate past Chair of HF Council at the ACC, immediate past Chair of the AHA/ACCF Task Force for Data Standards & a member of the AHA/ACC Task Force for Practice Guidelines.