Dr. Jennifer Conway is a Cardiologist at the Stollery and an Associate Professor at the University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry. An experienced care provider, Dr. Conway has previously held appointments at the Hospital for Sick Children (in Toronto) and the Queen Elizabeth Hospital (in Charlotte, PEI). She is currently the Director of the Stollery Heart Function and Cardiomyopathy Program, a position she has held since 2018.
Dr. Conway is an internationally recognized expert in the field of heart failure, transplant, and ventricular assist devices. Her professional associations reflect this; she is an active member and holds leadership positions in the Advanced Cardiac Therapies Improving Outcomes Network (ACTION) whose goal is to improve the outcomes of children with heart failure and who require ventricular assist devices; she is a member of the American Heart Associations Young Hearts, heart failure committee; she is the former President of the Pediatric Heart Transplant Society and the pediatric representative for the Canadian Cardiac Transplant Network. She has also played a key role in establishing Stollery’s Pediatric Home Milrinone Program, which enables children (who were previously confined to the hospital) to return to the comfort of their own homes while waiting for a transplant and has implemented the Western Canadian wide biweekly heart function rounds.
In addition to being a trained Cardiologist, Dr. Conway holds a master’s degree in Clinical Epidemiology from the University of Alberta. As a researcher, she has numerous publications and grants all focused on advanced heart failure therapies. She is currently on the editorial board of ASAIO journal, JACC-Heart Failure, and the Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation and serves as a manuscript reviewer for several prestigious publications.