Events / 39th Annual Edward Massie Lecture

39th Annual Edward Massie Lecture

8:00 a.m.-9:00 a.m.


“Using Machine Learning and Genetics to Identify Aortic Aneurysms”

Presented by Patrick T. Ellinor, MD, PhD
Acting Chief of Cardiology & Co-Director of the Corrigan Minehan Heart Center;  Director, Demoulas Center for Cardiac Arrythmias, Massachusetts General Hospital; Director, Cardiovascular Disease Initiative, The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard; Irene and Telemachus Demoulas Family Foundation Endowed Chair of Cardiology; Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School


The Edward Massie Distinguished Lectureship was established in 1984 to honor Edward Massie, MD,  a graduate of Washington University and Washington University Medical School and  a member of the faculty from 1938 to 1978. Dr. Massie was the Director of the Heart Station at Barnes Hospital from 1941 to 1970. A national leader in electrocardiography, Dr. Massie pioneered the development of computer-assisted analyses of electrocardiograms and he was one of the founders of the Scientific Councils of the American Heart Association.

Past Massie Lecturers are:  Eduardo Marbán, MD, PhD (2015), John C. Burnett, Jr., MD (2016), Silvia G. Priori, MD, PhD (2017), Harold C. Dietz, III, MD (2018), Glenn I. Fishmann, MD (2019), Calum MacRae, MD, PhD (2021), Christine Albert, MD, MPH (2022) and Charles E. Murry, MD, PhD (2023).