Husam Abdel-Qadir graduated from medical school at the University of Toronto in Canada with the Silver Medal in 2007. He has gone on to complete Internal Medicine and Cardiology training at the University of Toronto, and an advanced Echocardiography fellowship at St. Michael’s Hospital. During his residency training, Dr. Abdel-Qadir developed an interest in the epidemiology of cardiovascular disease among patients with non-cardiovascular co-morbidities. He went on to complete a PhD in Clinical Epidemiology and Health Care Research at the University of Toronto’s Institute for Health Policy, Management, and Evaluation, supervised by Dr. Geoff Anderson. His PhD thesis focused on the cardiovascular health of breast cancer survivors. In recognition of his research productivity, he was awarded the 2017 European Society of Cardiology Young Investigator Award in the Clinical Sciences Category and the inaugural Young Investigator Competition at the 2017 Global Cardio-Oncology Summit.