Lynn Straatman

Medical Director, Cardiac Function Clinic
Degrees / Designations 

BSc MD

Email Address 
Mailing Address 
2775 Laurel St Cardiac Function Clinic DHCC, Vancouver General Hospital Vancouver, BC

Biography

Academic Appointment 
Clinical Assistant Professor
Body Locations and Systems 
Cardiomyopathy
Heart Failure

Dr. Straatman's research interest include the management and treatment of heart failure from diagnosis to transition to end of life care including clinical trials of novel heart failure therapies to health services research into the integration of palliative and symptom management strategies into cardiac end of life care.  She is also involved in studying the transition of health care services from pediatric to adult care for youth with chronic conditions.  In addition, she is involved in research to elucidate the reasons for a lack of gender diversity in physician leadership.