Harlan Krumholz is a cardiologist and the Harold H. Hines, Jr. Professor of Medicine at Yale University. He is Director of the Yale-New Haven Hospital Center for Outcomes Research and Evaluation (CORE) and Co-Director of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Clinical Scholars Program at Yale University. Dr. Krumholz is a member of the Institute of Medicine, the Association of American Physicians, and the American Society for Clinical Investigation. He is a Distinguished Scientist of the American Heart Association. He is on the Board of Governors of the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute and the Advisory Committee to the Director of the National Institutes of Health.