ReviewerRepresentationEmploymentConsultantSpeakers BureauOwnership/Partnership/PrincipalPersonal ResearchInstitutional, Organizational, or Other Financial BenefitExpert Witness
Richard J. KovacsOfficial Reviewer—ACC Board of TrusteesIndiana University School of Medicine—Q.E. and Sally Russell Professor of Cardiology; Krannert Institute of Cardiology—Clinical Director
  • Biomedical Systems

  • Theravance, Inc.

NoneNone
  • Armaron Pharmaceuticals

  • AstraZeneca (DSMB)

  • Biotie (DSMB)

  • Lilly (DSMB)

  • Siemens

  • Teva Pharmaceutical (DSMB)

  • Cook Incorporated–Med Institute

None
John D. PuskasOfficial Reviewer—ACC Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus DocumentsMount Sinai Hospital—Chair, Cardiothoracic Surgery; Icahn School of Medicine—ProfessorNoneNoneNoneNone
  • Scanlan

None
Eugene YangOfficial Reviewer—ACC Board of GovernorsUniversity of Washington Medicine, Eastside Specialty Center—Medical Director; University of Washington Medical Center—Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Division of Cardiology
  • Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • CTI

  • NSCI

  • RubiconMD

NoneNone
  • Amgen

  • Gilead

None
  • Defendant, determination if CV event death was work-related, 2015

Neena AbrahamOrganizational—American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy; ACCMayo Clinic College of Medicine—Professor of Medicine; Mayo Foundation—Arizona Site Kern Center for the Science of Healthcare Delivery—Director; “The Science of Best Practice”—Consultant, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of MedicineNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Honorio T. BenzonOrganizational—American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain MedicineNorthwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine—Professor of AnesthesiologyNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Adam CukerOrganizational—American Society of HematologyUniversity of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine—Assistant Professor
  • Amgen

  • Biogen Idec

  • Genzyme

NoneNone
  • Spark Therapeutics

  • T2 Biosystems

NoneNone
Bruce DavidsonOrganizational—American College of Chest PhysiciansUniversity of Washington School of Medicine—Clinical Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
  • Bayer HealthCare Pharmaceuticals

  • Janssen

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Paul DobeshOrganizational—ACC Anticoagulation WorkgroupUniversity of Nebraska Medical Center—AQ Cardiology Professor of Pharmacy Practice, College of Pharmacy
  • AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals

  • Boehringer Ingelheim

  • Daiichi Sankyo

  • Janssen

  • Pfizer

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Ann T. FarrellOrganizational—U.S. Food and Drug AdministrationU.S. Food and Drug Administration—Director, Office of Hematology and Oncology; Products Director, Division of Hematology Products; Products Director, Center for Drug Evaluation and Research, Office of New DrugsNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Bruce JacobsOrganizational—American Urological AssociationUniversity of Pittsburgh School of Medicine—Assistant Professor, Department of Urology
  • Via Oncology

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Abhishek KhemkaOrganizational—ACC Anticoagulation WorkgroupIndiana University Krannert Institute of Cardiology—Assistant Professor of MedicineNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Andrea RussoOrganizational—Heart Rhythm SocietyCooper Medical School of Rowan University—Professor of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Electrophysiology and Arrhythmia Services; Director; CCEP Fellow
  • ABIM

  • Biotronik

  • Medtronic

  • St. Jude

  • UpToDate

NoneNone
  • Boehringer Ingelheim

  • Boston Scientific

  • Medtronic

  • Biotronik

  • Medtronic

  • Heart Rhythm Society

None
Michael StreiffOrganizational—ACC Anticoagulation WorkgroupJohns Hopkins Medicine—Medical Director, Anticoagulation Management Service and Outpatient Clinics; Associate Professor of Medicine; National Comprehensive Cancer Center Network Venous Thromboembolism Guideline Committee
  • Janssen

  • Merck

NoneNone
  • BiO2 Medical (DSMB)

  • CSL Behring (DSMB)

NoneNone
Jack E. AnsellContent Reviewer—IndividualHofstra-NorthShore/LIJ School of Medicine—Professor of Medicine
  • Alere

  • Boehringer Ingelheim

  • Bristol-Myers Squibb

  • Daiichi Sankyo

  • Instrumentation Laboratory

  • Janssen

  • Perosphere Inc.

  • Pfizer

  • Roche Diagnostics

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Yong-Mei ChaContent Reviewer—ACC Electrophysiology CouncilMayo Clinic—Consultant, Department of Cardiovascular Diseases; Professor, Department of Medicine; Director, Cardiac Device Service
  • Research

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
George H. Crossley IIIContent Reviewer—ACC Electrophysiology CouncilVanderbilt University—Associate Professor of Medicine
  • Boston Scientific

  • Medtronic

  • Medtronic

None
  • ARCA Biopharma

  • Boston Scientific

  • Medtronic

  • NHLBI

  • St. Jude

  • Thoratec

  • Vanderbilt

  • Vanderbilt/Medtronic

  • Zio Patch

None
  • Defendant, right-sided pneumothorax during left-sided pacemaker, 2015

Sondra M. DePalmaContent Reviewer—ACC Cardiovascular Team CouncilPenn State Health—Assistant Director of Advanced Practice, Milton S. Hershey Medical Center; Penn State Heart and Vascular Institute—Physician Assistant and Clinical Lipid Specialist
  • American Society of Hypertension

NoneNoneNone
  • Accreditation Council for Clinical Lipidology

None
Richard A. LangeContent Reviewer—ACC Coronary Artery Bypass Graft GuidelineTexas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso Paul L. Foster School of Medicine—DeanNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Glenn N. LevineContent Reviewer—ACC Percutaneous Coronary Intervention Guideline; Dual Antiplatelet Therapy GuidelineBaylor College of Medicine—Professor of Medicine; Michael E. DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center—Director, Cardiac Care UnitNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Kristine Anne ScordoContent Reviewer—ACC Cardiovascular Team CouncilWright State University—Professor and Director, AG-ACNP ProgramNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
L. Samuel WannContent Reviewer—ACC Atrial Fibrillation GuidelineColumbia St. Mary’s Healthcare, Milwaukee—Clinical Cardiologist
  • United Healthcare

NoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Nanette Kass WengerContent Reviewer—ACC Management of Patients With Non–ST-Elevation Acute Coronary Syndromes GuidelineEmory University School of Medicine—Professor of Medicine (Cardiology) Emeritus; Emory Heart and Vascular Center—Consultant
  • Amgen

  • AstraZeneca

  • Gilead

  • Merck

NoneNone
  • Alnylam Pharmaceuticals

  • Gilead

  • NHLBI

  • Pfizer

  • Society for Women’s Health Research

NoneNone
Barbara S. WigginsContent Reviewer—ACC Task Force on Clinical Expert Consensus DocumentsMedical University of South Carolina—Clinical Pharmacy Specialist, Cardiology Department of Pharmacy ServicesNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Kim WilliamsContent Reviewer—IndividualRush University Medical Center—James B. Herrick Professor; Chief, Division of CardiologyNoneNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
Daniel M. WittContent Reviewer—IndividualUniversity of Utah College of Pharmacy—Professor (Clinical), Vice Chair, and Assistant Dean for Clinical Affairs, Department of PharmacotherapyNoneNoneNoneNoneNone
  • Plaintiff, reversal of anticoagulation, 2016

  • Defendant, fatal GI bleeding, 2015

  • Defendant, anticoagulation therapy management, 2015

This table represents ALL healthcare relationships with industry and other entities by peer reviewers, including those not deemed to be relevant, at the time this document was under development. The table does not necessarily reflect relationships with industry at the time of publication. A person is deemed to have a significant interest in a business if the interest represents ownership of ≥5% of the voting stock or share of the business entity, or ownership of ≥$5,000 of the fair market value of the business entity; or if funds received by the person from the business entity exceed 5% of the person’s gross income for the previous year. Relationships that exist with no financial benefit are also included for the purpose of transparency. Relationships in this table are modest unless otherwise noted. Please refer to http://www.acc.org/guidelines/about-guidelines-and-clinical-documents/relationships-with-industry-policy for definitions of disclosure categories or additional information about the ACC Disclosure Policy.

ABIM = American Board of Internal Medicine; ACC = American College of Cardiology; AG-ACNP = adult gerontology acute care nurse practitioner; CCEP = clinical cardiac electrophysiology; DSMB = Data Safety Monitoring Board; LIJ = Long Island Jewish; NHLBI = National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

  • Significant relationship.

  • No financial benefit.