Sharlene M. Day, MD, earned her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in 1995. She completed her internal medicine residency and cardiovascular medicine fellowship at the University of Michigan, followed by a postdoctoral research fellowship in cardiovascular biology and physiology. She is board certified in Cardiovascular Medicine.
Dr. Day sees patients with a variety of genetic heart conditions in the Penn Center for Inherited Cardiac Disease, including cardiomyopathies and channelopathies, as well as personal or family history of sudden cardiac arrest or death. For athletes with genetic heart conditions, she employs shared decision making for sports participation, which can involve collaboration with the Sports Cardiology and Fitness Program.
Dr. Day’s research program primarily focuses on hypertrophic cardiomyopathy (HCM), and integrates basic, translational and clinical science.