Edwin E Ferguson, MD, is Professor of Medicine and Staff Physician in the Section of Preventive Cardiology, Division of Cardiovascular Medicine, at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine and Public Health in Madison. He is co-director of the out-patient cardiac rehabilitation program. He has been in practice as an internist for 28 years, and a preventive cardiologist for 12 years. Dr Ferguson is a member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) and co-editor of the AACVPR’s “Medical Director’s newsletter”. Dr Ferguson received his medical degree at the George Washington University of Medicine, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine.