William Borden, MD, FACC, FAHA

William Borden, MD, FACC, FAHA is an Associate Professor of Medicine and the Director of Healthcare Delivery Transformation at the George Washington University. He specializes in preventive cardiology, the treatment of complex cholesterol disorders, and diagnosing and treating general cardiovascular diseases. In addition to practicing cardiology, Dr. Borden leads the George Washington University accountable care organization and other care improvement efforts.

Dr. Borden was previously on faculty at the Weill Medical College of Cornell University and has served as a medical officer and senior advisor at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He has a strong interest in community outreach, previously serving as the medical director of a free heart disease screening clinic in medically underserved areas. Dr. Borden’s research focuses on policy approaches to improving quality of care and has been published in journals such as JAMA, JAMA Internal Medicine, Circulation, and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. He serves on the editorial boards of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes and Current Atherosclerosis Reports. Dr. Borden has provided expert commentary for local and national print, radio and television including the CBS Evening News, ABC World News, WABC-TV, FOX-5, New York City TAXI-TV, and USA Today.

Dr. Borden received his undergraduate degree with honors from the University of Pennsylvania and his medical degree, with Alpha Omega Alpha honors, from the Johns Hopkins University. He completed his internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at the University of Chicago, where he also served a year as chief medical resident. During his medical training, Dr. Borden earned an MBA from the University of Chicago. Dr. Borden is board certified in cardiovascular diseases and clinical lipidology.