Cardiac Care, A History
Notable News | In his new book, The Heart Healers: The Misfits, Mavericks, and Rebels Who Created the Greatest Medical Breakthrough of Our Lives, James S. Forrester, MD, FACC, co-chair of ACC’s History Work Group, explores the history of cardiac care and how future advances will impact patients and practice.
According to the publishers, the new novel is “a compelling chronicle of heart disease and its treatment, as well as a fascinating look at the future of cardiac research and the prevention of heart disease by a man who, himself, has been responsible for hugely significant advances in the field”. Forrester is the recipient of ACC’s Lifetime Achievement Award and serves as an emeritus professor and former chief of the Division of Cardiology at Cedars-Sinai.
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