Location

  1. Minnesota

Departments

  1. Cardiovascular Diseases

Education

  1. Fellow - Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  2. Fellow - NIH Cardiac Electrophysiology Research Mayo Clinic in Rochester
  3. Fellow - Cardiovascular Diseases Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  4. Resident - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  5. Internship - Internal Medicine Mayo Graduate School of Medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Department of Education Administration
  6. MD University of Vermont College of Medicine
  7. BA - Mathematics/Physics University of Vermont

Certifications

  1. Clinical Cardiac Electrophysiology, American Board of Internal Medicine
  2. Cardiovascular Diseases, American Board of Internal Medicine
  3. Internal Medicine, American Board of Internal Medicine

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Medicine

Professional Highlights

  • Cardiovascular Division Teacher of the Year
    • Mayo Clinic 2002
  • Cardiovascular Laureate Award
    • Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 2007
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society
    • Member 1980 – Present
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
    • Member 1984 – Present
  • American Medical Association
    • Member 1992 – 2008
  • Minnesota Medical Association
    • Member 1992 – 2008
  • Zumbro Valley Medical Society
    • Member 1992 – 2008
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
    • Member 1993 – 2010
  • New York Academy of Sciences
    • Member 1993 – 2010
  • American College of Physicians
    • Fellow 1994 – 2001
  • American College of Cardiology
    • Fellow 1994 – Present
  • Heart Rhythm Society (formerly NASPE)
    • Member 1994 – Present
    • Abstract Reviewer 1995 – 2004
    • Abstract Reviewer 2009 – Present
    • Ethics Committee
      • Member 2000 – 2002
    • Health Policy Committee
      • Member 2004 – 2006
      • Member 2001 – 2002
    • Scientific & Clinical Documents Committee
      • Member 2005 – 2006
    • Health Policy Coding Task Force
      • Member 2010 – 2012
      • Member 2006 – 2008
  • American Heart Association
    • Member 1999 – 2002
    • Member 2005 – 2006
  • Institute for Clinical Systems Improvement
    • ICSI Guideline Work Group
    • Atrial Fibrillation Guidelines
    • Member 1999 – 2009
    • Member 1999–2004
    • Chair 2005–2009
  • U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
    • Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
    • Advisory Panel on Ambulatory Payment Classification (APC) Groups
    • Member 2005 – 2009
  • Novation Cardiovascular Council
    • Committee Member, Dallas, Texas 2008 – 2014
    • Committee Chair 2013 – 2014

Interests

  • Arrhythmias: Epidemiology
  • Arrhythmia Management: Cost-Benefit Analysis
  • Cellular Electrophysiology
  • Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators
  • Primary Atrial Arrhythmias: Mapping/Ablation
  • Radiofrequency Catheter Ablation

Publications

See my publications

Research

See a description of research activities.