Contact: Rachel Cagan, email@example.com, 202-375-6395WASHINGTON (Nov. 13 2014) — The Journal of the American College of Cardiology collection continues to grow with the launch of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology, which will feature original research and review articles regarding cardiac rhythm disorders. David J. Wilber, MD, FACC, will serve as Editor-in-Chief of the new journal, which will begin publishing in March 2015 on a bimonthly basis.
“The addition of JACC: Clinical Electrophysiology to the JACC family will provide our members with important research in this field,” said ACC President Patrick O’Gara, MD, FACC. “Electrophysiology is an incredibly dynamic and rapidly growing specialty in cardiology and this new resource will be a valuable source of information for those in the field, as well as for general cardiologists.”
Dr. Wilber currently serves as the George M. Eisenberg Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences, Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine and has been the Director of the Division of Cardiology and the Cardiovascular Institute at Loyola University Medical Center since 2001. He also holds the position of Director of Clinical Electrophysiology.
The American College of Cardiology is a 47,000-member medical society that is the professional home for the entire cardiovascular care team. The mission of the College is to transform cardiovascular care and to improve heart health. The ACC leads in the formation of health policy, standards and guidelines. The College operates national registries to measure and improve care, provides professional medical education, disseminates cardiovascular research and bestows credentials upon cardiovascular specialists who meet stringent qualifications. For more information, visit cardiosource.org/ACC.