George G. Sokos, DO, FACC, “Congestive Heart Failure Update,” is medical director of advanced heart failure, mechanical circulatory support and cardiac transplant at West Virginia University Medicine in Morgantown. Board certified in internal medicine, cardiovascular disease, and advanced heart failure and transplant, he is also an associate professor of medicine at the West Virginia University School of Medicine. Dr. Sokos is a graduate of the West Virginia University School of Pharmacy and a 1999 graduate of the West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine in Lewisburg. He completed an internship at South Pointe Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio; an internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Allegheny General Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania; and a heart failure and cardiac transplant medicine fellowship at Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. A fellow of the American College of Cardiology, Dr. Sokos is a member of POMA, the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Physicians, the Heart Failure Society of America, the International Society of Heart and Lung Transplantation, the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association. Disclosure: Advisory Committee, ChemImage Corp.