Dr. McKelvie attended the University of Western Ontario, in London Ontario, completing a BSc, MSc, and MD degrees. He subsequently trained in Hamilton and received a PhD from McMaster University. Dr. McKelvie is presently a Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) at Western University in London, Ontario. He formerly was a Professor of Medicine at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, where he ran the heart failure and cardiac rehabilitation programs. At present he is also a Professor Emeritus at McMaster University. At Western Dr. McKelvie is involved in the Heart Failure Program and the St. Joseph’s Cardiac Rehabilitation and Secondary Prevention Program. Over the years he has been involved with the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Heart Failure Guidelines Committee including serving as Co-chair and Chair of the committee. He presently chairs the Canadian Cardiovascular Society Heart Failure Quality Indicators Committee and the Cardiac Care Network of Ontario Heart Failure Working Group. Over the course of his career he has been involved in the design and conduct of many studies in the area of heart failure and cardiac rehabilitation; including the supervision of graduate students and research fellows. He continues to be active in these areas of research. Dr. McKelvie has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, over 200 abstracts and contributed to over 30 book chapters.