Editor Profile

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM


About the NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology Board

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, is the Harold H. Hines, Jr., Professor of Medicine in the Section of Cardiovascular Medicine at the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut. He serves as Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholars Program and Director of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE). Using methods of outcomes research, he has sought to illuminate the balance of risks, benefits, and costs of specific clinical approaches and to implement strategies to improve the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of cardiovascular disease. He is an elected member of the American Society of Clinical Investigation, Association of American Physicians, and the Institute of Medicine. He has been an Editor for NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology since the publication's launch in 1995 and Editor-in-Chief since 2000.


Consultant / Advisory board

United Healthcare (Advisory Board); Element Science (Consultant)


ImageCor; Hugo PHR

Grant / Research support

Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality; Food and Drug Administration; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Medtronic; Johnson & Johnson; Chinese National Center for Cardiovascular Disease; Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Editorial boards

BMJ.com/US; American Journal of Managed Care; American Journal of Medicine; Archives of Medical Science; Critical Pathways in Cardiology; Current Cardiovascular Risk Reports; JACC: Cardiovascular Imaging; Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes; Circulation (Associate Editor)

Summaries by Harlan Krumholz