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:
The New England journal of medicine, January 26, 2012
The New England journal of medicine, October 20, 2011
Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, September 3, 2011
Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, September 1, 2011
Cardiology in review, September 1, 2011
Journal of interventional cardiac electrophysiology : an international journal of arrhythmias and pacing, July 30, 2011
Circulation. Heart failure, June 24, 2011
Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE, April 1, 2011
The American journal of cardiology, February 4, 2011
JACC. Cardiovascular imaging, January 1, 2011