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:
Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej, December 1, 2010
Circulation. Cardiovascular quality and outcomes, November 1, 2010
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 27, 2010
Heart rhythm, July 19, 2010
Journal of the American College of Cardiology, July 2, 2010
European journal of heart failure, May 21, 2010
Heart rhythm : the official journal of the Heart Rhythm Society, May 14, 2010
Pacing and clinical electrophysiology : PACE, April 26, 2010
European journal of heart failure, April 1, 2010
American journal of therapeutics, January 1, 2010