Samuel Asirvatham, M.D. (CVEP ’00), Division of Heart Rhythm Services, Department of Cardiovascular Medicine at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, was inducted as a fellow into the National Academy of Inventors, the highest professional distinction accorded solely to academic inventors. Dr. Asirvatham has joint appointments in Pediatric Cardiology, Physiology and Biomedical Engineering, and Anatomy. He is a professor of medicine and pediatrics in Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Read the full announcement from Mayo Clinic.
Dr. Asirvatham also received Mayo Clinic’s 2020 Distinguished Inventor of the Year Award. Watch the interview with Dr. Asirvatham below: