Stuart W Zarich, MD, FACC, FASE, is Clinical Professor of Medicine at Yale University School of Medicine, and Director of the Heart Institute at Bridgeport Hospital. He is also Chairman of the Division of Cardiovascular Medicine at Bridgeport Hospital. Dr Zarich is a member of numerous societies, including the American Heart Association (AHA), the American College of Chest Physicians, and American Society of Echocardiography. He is a fellow of the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and a Founding Member of the Diabetes Literacy Board. He is an invited lecturer at numerous respected universities and teaching hospitals, and is a manuscript reviewer for several journals, including the Journal of American College of Cardiology, the British Heart Journal, and Diabetes Care.