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The SHOCK Workgroup is focused on improving the management and outcomes of patients experiencing cardiogenic shock. By analyzing data and creating educational resources, this workgroup aims to establish guidelines for early identification and intervention. The workgroup promotes the use of advanced hemodynamic support and monitors the effectiveness of these interventions in clinical practice.


Dr. Chalak Berzingi (Carilion) and Dr. Mark Joseph (Carilion)



  • Collect and analyze data on the incidence, treatment, and outcomes of cardiogenic shock.

  • Develop educational programs and resources to enhance healthcare providers' knowledge and skills in managing cardiogenic shock.

  • Establish best practice guidelines for the early identification and treatment of cardiogenic shock.

  • Promote the use of advanced hemodynamic support devices and therapies.

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