July 7, 2011

Dr. Karpawich elected fellow of Heart Rhythm Society

Peter Karpawich, M.D., professor of Pediatrics for the Wayne State University School of Medicine and director of Cardiac Electrophysiology for Children's Hospital Michigan, was recently elected a fellow of the Heart Rhythm Society.

The society is the international leader in science, education and advocacy for cardiac arrhythmia professionals, as well as a primary source of information and research on heart rhythm disorders.

Fellow status acknowledges advanced training, certification and commitment of specialists in the field of electrophysiology. The designation distinguishes members among health care providers for their specialization in electrophysiology, clarifies the referral process and serves as a credential of quality care for patients.

Dr. Karpawich, MS.c., F.A.A.P., F.A.C.C., F.A..H.A., F.H.R.S., also was invited to serve as chairman of the society's 32nd annual Scientific Sessions, held May 4-7 in San Francisco, Calif.