Robert L. McNamara, MD, MHS, FAHA, FACC, FASE is an Associate Professor in the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine at Yale. He received his medical degree from Washington University. He trained in internal medicine and clinical cardiology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania and completed his fellowship in echocardiography at Johns Hopkins Hospital. He was on the faculty at Johns Hopkins University for two years. He then worked with the United States Indian Health Service for three years on the Navajo Reservation in Chinle, Arizona. He has been on the faculty of Yale School of Medicine since 2002, where he has continued to work extensively with underserved populations both locally and globally. He is a clinical cardiologist with a expertise in echocardiography, preventive cardiology, atrial fibrillation, coronary artery disease, and heart failure.