Editor Profile

Mark S. Link, MD

Associate Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology Board

Mark S. Link, MD, is Associate Professor of Medicine at New England Medical Center and Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston. A practicing cardiac electrophysiologist, his clinical interests are ablation procedures and implantable cardioverter-defibrillators, and his active research projects focus on sudden cardiac death in athletes, commotio cordis, long-term follow-up of patients with ICDs, and the influence of air pollution on sudden cardiac death and arrhythmias. Dr. Link is currently a member of the editorial boards of EP Lab Digest, Heart Rhythm, and the Journal of Cardiovascular Electrophysiology, and he serves on the American Heart Association Advanced Cardiac Life Support Committee.


Grant / Research support

Unequal Technologies

Editorial boards

UpToDate; Heart Rhythm

Leadership positions in professional societies

Heart Rhythm Society (Chair, CME Compliance Committee); American Heart Association (Chair, ACLS Writing Group; Member, Emergency Cardiovascular Care)

Summaries by Mark Link