Sarah Zaman, MBBS, PhD, BMSc | SCAI

Associate Professor Sarah Zaman is an Academic Interventional Cardiologist at Westmead Hospital and the University of Sydney, Sydney, Australia. A/Prof Zaman has been recognized as a national leader in academic cardiology as recipient of the prestigious National Heart Foundation Future Leader Fellowship (2020-2023) and as a NSW Elite Post-doctoral Grant recipient (2020-2022). She has also been recognized internationally within interventional cardiology; having been selected to the elite international SCAI-ELM (Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions Emerging Leader Mentorship) Fellowship (2019-2020). A/Prof Zaman has a PhD (University of Sydney, 2014) targeting prevention of sudden cardiac death following myocardial infarction. Her PhD pioneered the use of electrophysiology study early post-myocardial infarction in guiding cardioverter-defibrillator implantation. A/Prof Zaman also leads a Women’s Heart Disease Research Program at the Sydney University, Westmead Applied Research Centre. She also performs research into percutaneous coronary intervention for ST-elevation myocardial infarction utilizing the Victorian Cardiac Outcomes Registry. As a result of her research, she has led clinical studies, mentored multiple doctor-researchers, with publications in high-impact journals of JACC, Circulation and JAMA Cardiology. A/Prof Zaman has received more than $2 million in competitive grant funding, as well as $10 million in industry funding for her research. She has presented at numerous national and international conferences, is regularly invited faculty to national and international interventional scientific meetings, organizes the Australian/New Zealand Endovascular Therapies scientific sessions and is co-Director for the Essential Percutaneous Intervention Course. A/Prof Sarah Zaman is an active advocate for women in cardiology, having co-founded the Women in Cardiology groups for Australia/New Zealand.