Kim A. Eagle, M.D.
Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine
Chief of Clinical Cardiovascular Medicine
Director and education lead, Cardiovascular Center
Kim Eagle is the Albion Walter Hewlett Professor of Internal Medicine and director of the Cardiovascular Center at the University of Michigan Health System. He graduated from Oregon State University in 1976 and from Tufts University Medical School in 1979. He completed his residency and chief residency in Internal Medicine at Yale-New Haven Hospital from 1979 to 1983 followed by research and clinical fellowships in cardiology and health services research at Harvard Medical School and The Massachusetts General Hospital from 1983 through 1986. From 1986 to 1994, Eagle served The Massachusetts General Hospital where he was promoted to associate director of Clinical Cardiology and associate professor of Medicine at Harvard.
Since his recruitment to the University of Michigan, he oversees a vigorous outcomes research program focusing on quality, cost-effectiveness, use of practice guidelines in cardiovascular care, evaluation and management of acute coronary syndromes, the evaluation and management of aortic dissection, and the use of modern mathematical models to assess outcomes and risk. He maintains an active inpatient and outpatient practice and is working with colleagues in creating the University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center. His outcomes research team has led quality improvement initiatives across the state of Michigan in acute myocardial infarction, heart failure, and coronary angioplasty.
Eagle has served the American College of Cardiology as a director of numerous extramural programs, a member of its Guideline Task Force, chair of the Task Force for the Development of Performance Measures in Cardiovascular Care, annual Scientific Sessions Program Committee, and is the editor of the American College of Cardiology's Cardiosource Review Journal. He served its Board of Trustees from 2001-2005. He served on the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute's External Advisory Committee from 2002-2006, and was named study chair of its Genetic Causes of Aortic Disease initiative in 2006.
Kim A. Eagle, M.D.