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Jason W. Ryan, M.D., M.P.H.

Assistant Professor of Medicine
Director, UConn Heart Failure Center
Academic Office Location:
Medicine
UConn Health
263 Farmington Avenue
Farmington, CT 06030
Phone: 860-679-3343
Fax: 860-679-4256
Website(s):

heart.uchc.edu

Curriculum Vitae:
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Dr. Ryan earned both a doctorate of medicine (M.D.) and master in public health (M.P.H.) degree from the University of Connecticut in 2001. He completed his postdoctoral training at Harvard's Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston, including a chief residency and cardiology fellowship. Dr. Ryan is a general cardiologist with experience in treating coronary artery disease, heart failure, and valvular heart disease. Dr. Ryan also has special expertise in cardiac imaging procedures including echocardiography, cardiac computed tomography (CT), and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Dr. Ryan is director of the UConn Heart Failure Center and Clinical Non-invasive Cardiac Imaging. He has a special interest in heart failure quality and outcomes, and reducing heart failure readmissions. Dr. Ryan is the physician leader of the John Dempsey Hospital initiative to improve the quality of care for heart failure patients and lower the rate of heart failure readmissions. He has given talks and interviews throughout the region on community-based care of heart failure patients. Dr. Ryan can be reached at jaryan@uchc.edu.

See Dr. Ryan’s television interview about the UConn Heart Failure Center
See Dr. Ryan's television interview on NBC Connecticut

Education
DegreeInstitutionMajor
B.S.Lehigh UniversityChemical Engineering
M.S.University of ConnecticutChemical Engineering
M.D.University of Connecticut School of MedicineDoctor of Medicine
M.P.H.University of Connecticut School of MedicineMaster of Public Health

Post-Graduate Training
TrainingInstitutionSpecialty
InternshipBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencyBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterInternal Medicine
ResidencyBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterChief Residency
FellowshipBeth Israel Deaconess Medical CenterCardiology

Awards
Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
2015 2nd Year Medical Student Appreciation AwardSchool of Medicine
2014 2nd Year Medical Student Faculty Appreciation Award
2014 Charles N. Loeser Teaching Award
2013 John Dempsey Hospital Physician Award for ExcellenceJohn Dempsey Hospital
National First Prize Winner, Elsevier Essay ContestElsevier
Dean's AwardUniversity of Connecticut
First Prize, Resident and Fellow Research Presentation, Medical Education Day Annual CompetitionBeth Israel Desconess Medical Center
Internal Medicine AwardUniversity of Connecticut
University of Connecticut Health Center Auxiliary ScholarshipUniversity of Connecticut Health Center
Abbott Laboratories Award for Outstanding Research PresentationAbbott Laboratories
University of Connecticut Medical School M.P.H. ScholarshipUniversity of Connecticut Health Center

Dr. Ryan leads lectures and conferences for all levels of medical students. He provides clinical teaching to medical students, internal medicine residents, and cardiology fellows. Dr. Ryan was chosen by UConn medical students for the 2014 Charles A. Loeser Teaching Award.

Dr. Ryan has a special interest in heart failure quality and outcomes, and reducing heart failure readmissions. Dr. Ryan is the physician leader of the John Dempsey Hospital initiative to improve the quality of care for heart failure patients and lower the rate of heart failure readmissions.

Journal Articles

Abstracts

Conference Papers

  • Echo-Doppler Evaluation does not show Abnormal Diastole in Scleroderma Patients with Pulmonary Venous Hypertension. Chicago IL.
    Lakshminarayanan S, Shaban N, Tran D, Ryan JW, Collins I, Hager D, Rothfield N. American College of Rheumatology Annual Scientific Meeting 2011 Jan;