Joseph Rogers, MD, is a Professor of Medicine at Duke University. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from the University of Kansas and attended medical school at the University of Nebraska. He performed his Internal Medicine residency at Nebraska prior to research and Clinical Cardiology training at Washington University in St. Louis. Following his fellowship, he remained on faculty at Washington University and directed their Cardiac Transplant program for ten years prior to moving to Duke. He also served as Medical Director of the Cardiac Transplant and Mechanical Circulatory Support programs at Washington University and Duke. Dr. Rogers’s clinical interests are directed toward the management of patients with advanced heart failure. His research focuses on the clinical application of mechanical circulatory support devices, with an emphasis on palliative care intervention in advanced heart failure.