- Professor of Medicine
- Harvard Medical School
- Senior Staff Member, Cardiovascular Medicine Division
- Director, Venous Thromboembolism Research Group
- Medical Co-Director, Anticoagulation Management Service
- Brigham and Women’s Hospital
- Boston, Massachusetts
Samuel Z. Goldhaber, MD, Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School, is a Senior Staff Member of the Cardiovascular Medicine Division at Brigham and Women’s Hospital (BWH). He is Director of the BWH Venous Thromboembolism Research Group, Medical Co-Director of the BWH Anticoagulation Management Service, and serves as Principal Investigator of a broad range of randomized clinical trials and observational studies related to the prevention, treatment, and epidemiology of Venous Thromboembolism. He has also participated in the leadership of major trials to prevent stroke in atrial fibrillation. Dr. Goldhaber serves as Chair of the Steering Committee of the NHLBI-sponsored ATTRACT Trial of DVT thrombolysis and is a member of the Steering Committee of the NHLBI-sponsored COAG Trial of warfarin dosing with rapid-turnaround genetic testing.
Dr. Goldhaber co-chaired the 2006 2-day Surgeon General’s Workshop on DVT, cosponsored by the NHLBI. In 2008, he co-edited the Surgeon General’s Call To Action To Prevent DVT and Pulmonary Embolism. He is President of the nonprofit North American Thrombosis Forum (www.NATFonline.org) and is Chair of the nonprofit Venous Disease Coalition (www.VenousDiseaseCoalition.org). He serves as a Section Editor for Circulation and for Thrombosis and Haemostasis. He also has a busy practice of both general cardiology and Venous Thromboembolism patients.
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The Coagulation Center is an educational resource for healthcare professionals. Guided by a global editorial board of experts, the Coagulation Center offers a range of clinical perspectives on balancing the benefit and risk of anticoagulation in a rapidly changing landscape. Within the Coagulation Center you will find roundtable discussions on anticoagulation management, materials for patient management including patient case studies, tools to help evaluate bleeding risk and stroke risk, and downloadable resources for your practice.