Jamie Beth Conti, M.D., has been named chief of the division of cardiovascular medicine in the department of medicine at the University of Florida College of Medicine.
For the past year, Conti has served as the interim chief of the division of cardiovascular medicine. Conti is a 1987 graduate of UF’s College of Medicine and received her internal medicine residency training at Georgetown University Hospital and Emory University Hospital. She completed cardiology and cardiac electrophysiology fellowships at UF before joining the faculty in 1994.
Conti is currently a professor of medicine and holds the American Heart Association/Palm Beach-Martin County Chapter Teaching Chair in cardiology. She served as director of the clinical cardiac electrophysiology section in the division of cardiovascular medicine at UF. In 1999, she received the prestigious American College of Cardiology Proctor Harvey Teaching Award. She has held leadership positions in the American College of Cardiology, the Heart Rhythm Society and the American Heart Association. Conti also has an excellent record in clinical research where she has been the principal investigator or co-principal investigator on numerous clinical trials. Her clinical and research activities have resulted in over 100 publications.
“Dr. Conti has also made significant contributions to the success of the nationally ranked division of cardiovascular medicine at the University of Florida,” wrote Edward R. Block, M.D., distinguished professor and chairman of the department of medicine, in a recent announcement to COM faculty and staff.
“Under her guidance and leadership, the Clinical Electrophysiology Section at this institution has generated a national reputation and has developed a number of innovative clinical programs.”