Editor Profile

Mark S. Link, MD

Deputy Editor

About the NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology Board

Mark S. Link, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Director of Cardiac Electrophysiology at UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. As a practicing cardiac electrophysiologist, Dr. Link has clinical interests in ablation procedures and sudden cardiac death. 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 an Associate Editor at Circulation and a member of the editorial boards of EP Lab Digest, Heart Rhythm, and UpToDate. He serves on the American Heart Association (AHA) Emergency Care Committee, and he is co-chair of the AHA Science subcommittee of the AHA Emergency Care Committee. He has been Associate Editor of NEJM Journal Watch Cardiology since 2007 and Deputy Editor since 2015.


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