Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Medicine: State of the Art and Beyond

Cardiology Grand Rounds

Friday, December 8, 2023 at 12:00 PM

This grand round has already taken place.

Ross Heart Hospital Auditorium - Columbus, OH
December 8th, 2023
1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit Hours


Paul A. Friedman, M.D., is the Norman Blane & Billie Jean Harty Chair, Mayo Clinic Department of Cardiovascular Medicine Honoring Robert L. Frye, M.D. Dr. Friedman is a consultant in the Division of Heart Rhythm Services with a joint appointment in the Department of Physiology and Biomedical Engineering. He previously served as medical director for the Mayo Clinic Center for Connected Care. He joined the staff of Mayo Clinic in 1998 and holds the academic rank of professor of medicine, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Dr. Friedman is recognized with the distinction of the Edward W. and Betty Knight Scripps Professorship in Cardiovascular Medicine in Honor of George M. Gura, Jr., M.D.
Dr. Friedman earned his B.S. and B.A. at the University of Texas and his M.D. at Stanford University. He completed an internship in internal medicine at the University of Washington, a residency in internal medicine at Stanford University, and fellowships in cardiovascular medicine and cardiovascular electrophysiology at Mayo Clinic School of Graduate Medical Education.
Dr. Friedman’s research has focused on nonpharmacologic therapy for the treatment of arrhythmias. He has been energetic in bringing new procedures and techniques into practice, in collaboration with colleagues in cardiovascular medicine and surgery. He has been the recipient of multiple NIH grants and has been the principal investigator on multicenter international studies. Dr. Friedman has contributed to over 40 patents pertaining to medical devices, signal processing, remote monitoring, valvular heart disease, ablation, pacing, defibrillation, epilepsy treatment, and the application of artificial intelligence (AI) to medicine. He has built a team that has brought AI into cardiovascular medicine and completed clinical trials of AI in medicine. He continues to create new AI tools to improve the diagnosis and treatment of cardiovascular diseases.
Dr. Friedman has given numerous invited presentations to both national and international audiences and is a prolific author of articles, books, book chapters, editorials, abstracts and letters. He serves on the editorial boards of European Heart Journal – Cardio Plus, Heart Rhythm O2, and Mayo Clinic Proceedings: Digital Health. He has also participated in journal review activities for Circulation, The Lancet, Journal of the American College of Cardiology, and Annals of Internal Medicine, among others.
During his training and career, Dr. Friedman has received many awards and honors, which include naming as a Minnesota Top Inventor and being recognized with the Innovation-Bright Idea, Department of Medicine Allied Health Recognition Award at Mayo Clinic.
In addition to his clinical and research activities, Dr. Friedman has contributed extensively to education through curriculum and course development and teaching. He holds teaching/examining privileges in Clinical and Translational Science at Mayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences. He is a frequent visiting professor and lecturer at educational meetings. Dr. Friedman has also served in positions for professional organizations, including the American College of Cardiology, American Heart Association, Minnesota Medical Association, and Heart Rhythm Society.

Dates and Times

Start: 12/8/2023 12:00 PM
End: 12/8/2023 1:00 PM


1. To Understand the basics of the AI EKG

2. To Appreciate how it has been applied in practice and in current clinical trials 

3. To understand the potential role of large language models 


  • Dr. Paul Friedman, MD
    • Artificial Intelligence in Cardiovascular Medicine: State of the Art and Beyond


Ross Heart Hospital Auditorium
410 W 10th Ave
Columbus, OH 43210

Accreditation Statement

The Ohio State University is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME®) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

AMA Credit Designation Statement

The Ohio State University designates this live activity for a maximum of 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) . Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Need help with this Grand Round Session?

Please contact the Grand Round coordinator listed below:

Jami Jasper
Department: Cardiovascular Medicine
Phone: 6146854682