Dr. Kramer is a cardiac electrophysiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center where he directs the Pacemaker and ICD Service, and Assistant Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School. He is a founding faculty member of the Richard A. and Susan F. Smith Center for Outcomes Research in Cardiology, with affiliated faculty roles at the HMS Center for Bioethics, the Brigham and Women’s Hospital Program on Regulation, Therapeutics, and Law (PORTAL), and the Hinda and Arthur Marcus Institute for Aging Research. Dr. Kramer’s research focuses on clinical, ethical, and policy questions arising from the use of medical devices. This work includes comparative evaluation of medical device regulatory pathways, end-of-life care considerations for patients with pacemakers and implantable defibrillators, and projects evaluating ethical implications of remote monitoring and digital health data collection.
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