Harlan M. Krumholz Named Next Editor-in-Chief of JACC

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, FACC

Harlan M. Krumholz, MD, SM, FACC, has been selected as the incoming editor-in-chief of JACC. He will begin transitioning into the position in January 2024, with his official term starting on July 1, 2024.

Krumholz is the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine at Yale School of Medicine and Director of the Yale New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation. A trailblazer renowned for his transformative work in applying science and digital innovations to enhance health care delivery, further health care equity, advance patient-centric approaches to research and clinical care, and foster integrity and transparency in medical research, he has helped shape many aspects of modern cardiology.

"The opportunities ahead for JACC to be a force of good for our patients, our profession, and society are enormous," said Krumholz. "JACC has the potential to shape the future of cardiology. I am eager to engage with our community worldwide to build on JACC's past successes and find new ways to contribute to achieving ever better patient outcomes and more equitable, effective, efficient, and evidence-based clinical care."

Krumholz brings extensive experience as an editor to his position with JACC. He has advised many leading journals and served as founding editor of Circulation: Cardiovascular Quality and Outcomes, founding editor of CardioExchange, a scientific social media platform of the New England Journal of Medicine, and editor of Journal Watch Cardiology of the New England Journal of Medicine. Also, he co-founded medRxiv, a leading preprint server for clinical medicine.

Additionally, he is one of the world's most cited medical scientists and has authored more than 1,500 papers to date. He is a member of the National Academy of Medicine and cardiovascular societies worldwide have recognized him with numerous distinguished awards for his national and international contributions. His long-standing passion for innovation will build on the strong foundations established by current JACC Editor-in-Chief Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD, MACC, over the last decade.

"Harlan's creativity will allow JACC to positively evolve with these rapidly changing times," said Fuster. "I am excited to see JACC under his Editorship."

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