Dr Sanjay Kaul is a cardiologist at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles. Dr Kaul received his medical training at the Government Medical College of the University of Kashmir in India. His residency in internal medicine was performed at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and his cardiovascular training was completed at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Dr Kaul is a Fellow of the American Heart Association’s Councils on Circulation and Arteriosclerosis and Thrombosis, and a Fellow of the American College of Cardiology. He serves on several national committees, including those of the American Heart Association, the American College of Cardiology; and has served on the US Food and Drug Administration’s Cardiorenal Advisory Committee and the Institute of Medicine Comparative Effectiveness Research Methodology Committee and the NIH study section on Biomedical Imaging and Bioengineering. He sits on 9 editorial boards, including the Journal of the American College of Cardiology. Dr Kaul’s clinical interests are in preventive cardiovascular medicine, coronary artery disease and cardiac intensive care. His research interests lie in the fields of thrombosis and vascular biology, acute coronary syndromes, clinical trial methodology and evidence-based medicine. He has contributed more than 325 manuscripts, abstracts and book chapters to the medical literature and is a frequently sought lecturer at national and international conferences.