Dr. Teresa Tsang MD, FRCPC, FACC, FASE
Director, Echocardiography; Associate Head of Research
Department of Medicine
Faculty of Medicine
Dr. Tsang is a cardiologist, Director of Echocardiography at Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital, and Professor of Medicine, Associate Head of Research for the Department of Medicine. In January 2017, Dr. Tsang was appointed Co-Acting Head for UBC Department of Medicine.
Dr. Tsang completed medical school at the University of Alberta and proceeded to Internal Medicine and Cardiology Fellowships at the U of A. During her cardiology fellowship she was awarded both Medical Research Council of Canada and Alberta Heritage Foundation for Medical Research awards, under which she studied Clinical Epidemiology at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland. After a year as staff cardiologist at Vernon Jubilee Hospital in B.C., Dr. Tsang began a Fellowship in Echocardiography at the Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota. She was subsequently offered a staff position in Cardiology at Mayo Clinic, where she worked for more than 10 years as a clinician and researcher. During this period, she was appointed Associate Professor of Medicine, and Consultant in Cardiology (2002), and subsequently Professor of Medicine (2006).