Harlan M Krumholz, MD, MS

Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor in the Institute for Social and Policy Studies, of Investigative Medicine and of Public Health (Health Policy); Co-Director, Clinical Scholars Program; Director, Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation

Departments & Organizations

Albert J. Solnit Integrated Training

Internal Medicine: Cardiovascular Medicine: Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation (CORE) | Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program

Office of Student Research

School of Public Health

Yale Medical Group

Biography

Harlan Krumholz is a cardiologist and health care researcher at Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital. He received a BS from Yale, an MD from Harvard Medical School, and a Masters in Health Policy and Management from the Harvard University School of Public Health. He is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine and Director of the Yale Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE), one of the nation’s first and most productive research units dedicated to producing innovations to improve patient outcomes and promote better population health. He is also a Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program, which prepares talented physicians to become future health care leaders.

Dr. Krumholz has been honored by membership in the Institute of Medicine, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He was named a Distinguished Scientist of the American Heart Association. He was elected to the Board of Trustees of the American College of Cardiology and the Board of Directors of the American Board of Internal Medicine, and was appointed by the U.S. government to the Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute. He is a 2014 recipient of the Friendship Award from the People’s Republic of China in recognition of his collaborative efforts to develop a national cardiovascular research network.

Dr. Krumholz is the editor of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, and editor of CardioExchange, a social media site of the publisher of the New England Journal of Medicine. He has published more than 800 articles and is the author of two books, one on smoking cessation and another on reducing the risk of heart disease. He has a regular blog on Forbes.com and has contributed to the New York Times Wellneess blog, the New York Times op-ed page, and National Public Radio Shots blog.

Education & Training

MS Harvard, Health Policy and Management (SM) (1992)
MD Harvard University (1985)
BS Yale College, Biology (1980)
Fellow Beth Israel Hospital/Harvard Medical School
Chief Resident Moffitt Hospital/University of California, San Francisco
Resident University of California, San Francisco
Fellow University of California at San Francisco
Board Certification AB of Internal Medicine, Cardiovascular Disease (1991)

Honors & Recognition

  • China Friendship AwardPeople's Republic of China (2014)

  • Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Outstanding Achievement AwardAmerican Heart Association (2013)

  • Distinguished Achievement AwardAmerican Heart Association (2011)

  • Board of TrusteesAmerican College of Cardiology Foundation (2010)

  • Board of DirectorsAmerican Board of Internal Medicine (2010)

  • Distinguished Scientist AwardAmerican Heart Association (2010)

  • Elected memberConnecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (2008)

  • Elected memberInstitute of Medicine of the National Academies (2007)

  • Award of Meritorious AchievementAmerican Heart Association (2007)

  • Elected memberAssociation of American Physicians (2004)

  • Elected memberAmerican Society for Clinical Investigation (2000)

Professional Service

  • International Strategy Work Group National Cardiovascular Data Registry (2008)

  • Methodology for the Selection and Creation of Performance Measures for Quantifying the Quality of Cardiovascular Care Writing Committee American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (2008)

  • Expert Panel on Integrated CVD Risk Reduction in Adults and the Guidelines Implementation Work Group National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (2008)

  • Implementation and Integration of Pre-hospital Electrocardiogram Programs into Systems of Care for Acute Coronary Syndrome Writing Group American Heart Association (2007 - 2008)

  • Standards for Measures Used for Public Reporting of Efficiency and Value in Health Care Writing Group American Heart Association (2007 - 2009)

  • Writing Group to Update the 2004 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction, of the June 2007 Focused Update of the 2004 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with ST-Elevation Myocardial Infarction American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (2007 - 2009)

  • Science Advisory and Coordinating Committee American Heart Association (2006)

  • D2B Alliance Steering Committee American College of Cardiology (2006 - 2008)

  • Task Force on Practice Guidelines American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (2006 - 2008)

  • Standards for Statistical Models Used for Public Reporting of Outcomes Writing Group American Heart Association (2004 - 2005)

  • Writing Committee to Revise the 1999 Guidelines for the Management of Patients with Acute Myocardial Infarction American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (2001 - 2005)

  • Writing Committee to Develop Performance Measures for STEMI/NSTEMI American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (2000 - 2008)

  • MD-MHS Advisory Committee Yale School of Medicine (2007)

  • Advisory Board Yale School of Medicine (2005)

  • Clinical and Population-Based Research Committee Yale School of Medicine (2004)

  • External Advisory Committee Yale School of Nursing (2003)

  • Yale-Howard Partnership Scientific Review Committee Yale School of Nursing (2003)

  • Steering Committee of the Hospital to Home (H2H) Initiative American College of Cardiology (2009)

  • Evidentiary Recommendations for Qualification of Surrogate Endpoints for Chronic Disease Risk Committee Institute of Medicine (2008)

  • Fellow American College of Cardiology (1996)

  • Fellow American College of Physicians-American Society of Internal Medicine (1999)

  • Fellow, Council on Clinical Cardiology American Heart Association (1996)

  • Committee on Human Rights National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (2008)

International Activity

  • Yale-Fuwai Session Beijing, China (2009 - 2009)

    Dr. Krumholz was part of a delegation of physicians and researchers from the United States who participated in a Yale-Fuwai Session at the 2009 International Heart Forum. The Yale-Fuwai Session was the first of its kind to promote international collaboration in the field of outcomes research. Dr....

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Contact Info

Harlan M Krumholz, MD, MS
Patient Care Locations
Laboratory for Medicine and Pediatrics
15 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
Center for Outcomes Research & Evaluation1 Church Street, Ste Suite 200
New Haven, CT 06510
Yale CardiologyYale Physicians Building
800 Howard Avenue, Ste 2nd Floor

New Haven, CT 06519
Office Location
1 Church Street, Ste Suite 200
New Haven, CT 06510
Mailing Address
1 Church Street
New Haven, CT 06510

Curriculum Vitae

Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE)