Harlan M Krumholz MD, SM

Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) and Professor of Faculty of Arts and Sciences, 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

School of Public Health

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

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

  • B.S., Yale College , 05/1980
  • M.D., Harvard University , 1985
  • M.S., Harvard , 1992

Selected Publication

  • Krumholz HM. Post-hospital syndrome – an acquired, transient condition of generalized risk. N Engl J Med 2013;368:100-102. PMID: 23301730

Latest Honor and Recognition

  • Quality of Care and Outcomes Research Outstanding Achievement Award(2013) , American Heart Association