Dr. Daniel Kramer studied Philosophy at Brown University prior to earning his MD from Harvard Medical School and MPH from the Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health. He completed internal medicine training at Massachusetts General Hospital and fellowships in cardiovascular disease at clinical cardiac electrophysiology at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, as well as the Medical Device Fellowship Program with the FDA. He is a member of the cardiac electrophysiology service at BIDMC.
Dr. Kramer’s research focuses on ethics, policy, and clinical outcomes related to the use of cardiac devices. He has studied practices and attitudes surrounding pacemaker and ICD deactivation, and served on the Heart Rhythm Society Task Force that authored current consensus guidelines on device management at the end of life. Dr. Kramer’s health policy work, in affiliation with the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Program on Regulation, Therapeutics, and Law (PORTAL), has focused on systems for medical device regulation and surveillance.
Publications available at:
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, April 23, 2013
Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, March 21, 2013
The New England journal of medicine, March 14, 2013
Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, November 2, 2012
Progress in cardiovascular diseases, November 1, 2012
The New England journal of medicine, October 4, 2012
PLoS medicine, July 31, 2012
PloS one, July 19, 2012
Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, March 1, 2012
The New England journal of medicine, February 14, 2012