Position: Consultant Cardiologist
Location: Glasgow UK
Karen Hogg gained degrees in Science and Medicine from the University of Glasgow in 1994 and 1999 respectively. In 2002 she undertook a British Heart Foundation Junior Fellowship and went on to achieve a postgraduate Doctor of Medicine degree in 2007, also conferred by the University of Glasgow, for research into heart failure with preserved systolic function. Her subsequent specialist clinical training was based in Glasgow and in 2010 she took up the post of consultant cardiologist with a specialist interest in heart failure, and palliative care based at Glasgow Royal Infirmary. In this unique post she is the clinical lead for heart failure in North East Glasgow, chair of the heart failure MCN in Greater Glasgow and Clyde and the cardiology clinical lead for the Caring Together programme (joint funded by British Heart Foundation, Marie Curie Cancer Care and Greater Glasgow and Clyde). Karen is an invited member of the Heart Failure Association of the ESC joint Task Force “Palliative Care in Cardiology” and is also the medical lead for the National Heart Failure & Palliative care education programme funded by the Scottish Government and the British Heart Foundation in addition to the medical lead for the West of Scotland Heart Failure & Palliative care education programme funded by Hospice UK.