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Past Presidents of the Heart Rhythm Society

Past Presidents

The Heart Rhythm Society, established in 1979 (originally named the North American Society of Pacing and Electrophysiology, or NASPE) has been led by some of the most accomplished and distinguished cardiac pacing and electrophysiology professionals.


J. Warren Harthorne, MD, FHRS, CCDS1979-1981
Seymour Furman, MD, CCDS1981-1982
Bernard S. Goldman, MD, FHRS, CCDS1982-1983
Robert G. Hauser, MD, FHRS, CCDS1983-1984
Albert L. Waldo, MD, FHRS, CCDS1984-1985
Jerry C. Griffin, MD, FHRS, CCDS1985-1986
Paul C. Gillette, MD, FHRS, CCDS1986-1987
Michael Bilitch, MD1987
Doris J. W. Escher, MD, FHRS1988
Melvin M. Scheinman, MD, FHRS1988-1989
Douglas P. Zipes, MD, FHRS1989-1990
Victor Parsonnet, MD, FHRS, CCDS1990-1991
James D. Maloney, MD, FHRS, CCDS1991-1992
Gerald C. Timmis, MD, FHRS, CCDS1992-1993
David G. Benditt, MD, FHRS, CCDS1993-1994
Nora Goldschlager, MD, FHRS1994-1995
Ralph Lazzara, MD, FHRS1995-1996
John D. Fisher, MD, FHRS, CCDS1996-1997
Sanjeev Saksena, MBBS, MD, FHRS1997-1998
David L. Hayes, MD, FHRS, CCDS1998-1999
Gerald V. Naccarelli, MD, FHRS1999-2000
David S. Cannom, MD, FHRS2000-2001
Eric N. Prystowsky, MD, FHRS2001-2002
Mark H. Schoenfeld, MD, FHRS, CCDS2002-2003
Michael E. Cain, MD, FHRS2003-2004
Stephen C. Hammill, MD, FHRS2004-2005
Anne B. Curtis, MD, FHRS, CCDS2005-2006
Dwight W. Reynolds, MD, FHRS2006-2007
Bruce D. Lindsay, MD, FHRS, CCDS2007-2008
N. A. Mark Estes III, MD, FHRS, CCDS2008-2009
Richard L. Page, MD, FHRS2009-2010
Douglas L. Packer, MD, FHRS2010-2011
Bruce L. Wilkoff, MD, FHRS, CCDS2011-2012
Anne M. Gillis, MD, FHRS2012-2013
Hugh Calkins, MD, FHRS, CCDS2013-2014
Richard I. Fogel, MD, FHRS2014-2015
John D. Day, MD, FHRS2015-2016
Michael R. Gold, MD, PhD, FHRS 2016-2017
George F. Van Hare, MD, FHRS, CCDS, CEPS-P2017-2018
Thomas F. Deering, MD, FHRS, CCDS2018-2019
Andrea M. Russo, MD, FHRS2019-2020
Christine M. Albert, MD, MPH, FHRS2020-2021
Fred M. Kusumoto, MD, FHRS2021-2022
Andrew D. Krahn, MD, FHRS2022-2023
Jodie L. Hurwitz, MD, FHRS2023-2024



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