Dr. Clyde Yancy

    Dr. Clyde Yancy
    Dr. Clyde Warren Yancy is a professor of internal medicine, and award-winning cardiologist. In 2006, Yancy became the medical director of the Baylor Heart and Vascular Institute in Dallas, and the head of the center's heart and lung transplant program. The American Heart Association named Dr. Yancy National Physician of the Year in 2003. Dr. Yancy, in addition to serving on the editorial board of the Journal of Cardiac Failure, also authored the Role of Race in Heart-Failure Therapy (2002). A recipient of the Internal Medicine Outstanding Teacher Award in 1991, Yancy was also awarded the 1998 U.T. S.W. Outstanding Teacher Award by the class of 2001. In 2001, Yancy won the Outstanding Research Award and the Daniel Savage Award for Scientific Achievement from the Association of Black Cardiologists. Dr. Yancy earned his B.S. degree in 1978 and went on to Tulane University Medical School, where he graduated with his M.D. in 1982.