After graduating from Moscow State University of Medicine and Dentistry in 2002, Dr. Shkolnik finished internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at the same institution. He joined his alma mater as a faculty in 2007 and built successful clinical career with emphasis on echocardiography and clinical research in stable angina, heart failure and cardio-oncology. Dr. Shkolnik served as a secretary of echocardiography group of national society of cardiology and organized multiple educational activities in collaboration with European Society of Cardiology and European Association of Cardiovascular Imaging. He moved to USA in 2016 and successfully completed internal medicine residency and cardiology fellowship at Yale New Haven Bridgeport Hospital. He joined department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Yale School of Medicine as a faculty in 2022.