Ofer Amir is currently the director of the Heart Institute at the Hadassah Medical Center, and former director of the Cardio-Vascular Department at the Poriya Medical Center. A graduate of the Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Prof. Amir completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Texas, Texas Medical Center after his IDF army service, and served there as a chief medical resident. His Cardiology fellowship was at the Lady Davis Carmel Medical Center, Haifa. After his cardiology rotation, he held a fellowship in heart failure/heart transplant and cardiac mechanical support. Prof. Amir's professional interest is advanced heart failure. He enjoys advancing medical residents and fellows and is happy to serve as an Associate Dean.