Dr Anique Ducharme is a professor of medicine at the Université de Montréal. She is also the founder of the Montreal Heart Institute (ICM) Heart Failure Clinic and former senior clinician scientist at the FRSQ.
She holds the Fondation Marcelle and Jean Coutu, Cal and Janine Moisan chairs for advanced cardiac failure practices from the Université de Montréal at the Montreal Heart Institute.
Dr. Ducharme graduated from the University of Montreal in 1991 (joint MD-MSc program) and completed her residency in cardiology in 1996. She completed a complementary training course in echocardiography at the ICM. Then, in 1998-99, she completed additional training in echocardiography and heart failure, under the supervision of Dr. Marc Pfeffer & Richard T. Le, at Brigham & Women Hospital - Harvard Medical School, Boston.
Since her return, she has been working as a cardiologist in the non-invasive techniques team (echocardiography, heart failure and transplantation) at the ICM; she founded and ran the heart failure clinic there since 2000.
Dr. Ducharme has been a member of the Heart Failure Guidelines Committee of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society since 2006, and is a member of the Royal College Executive Committee for the newly developed Targeted Heart Failure and Transplant Skills Diploma and is the Director of this program. fellowship at the Université de Montréal.
She is also currently the Scientific Planning Committee Chair for the Canadian Cardiovascular Congress (CCC) of the Canadian Cardiovascular Society.
In addition, Dr. Ducharme has published more than 150 peer-reviewed articles, 15 book chapters, 200 abstracts and 2 online tutorials. She has served on the Executive Committee of RELAX-HF, CANSAVER, AF-CHF and EARTH. She has served and / or currently sits on a number of committees (Steering Committee and End-point Committee) and large-scale studies including GUIDE-HF, STICH, MOXCON and CHARM. She also participates in several review committees for journals including Circulation, the Journal of the American College of Cardiology (JACC), the Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ), the American Heart Journal, and the Canadian Journal of Cardiology.