Nahum J. Winer was a respected research and clinical cardiologist. Along with his distinguished work for the New York County and New York State Medical Societies, the staff of Lenox Hill Hospital, and other organizations including the AMA and the New York Cardiological Society, he served as an officer of the The New York Academy of Medicine for many years. His colleagues and patients remember him as an enthusiastic researcher and dedicated physician. His family has created this lectureship in celebration of his many contributions to medicine.



Paul Kligfield, MD

New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center

"Sudden Death in Rome,1705: Giovanni Lancisi, Pope Clement XI, and the Tale
of a Book "


Jeffrey S. Borer, MD

State University of New York Downstate Medical Center

Heart Rate Modulation: Is it Therapeutic and if so for Whom?


Harlan M. Krumholz, MD 

Yale University and Yale-New Haven Hospital

Is Hospitalization Toxic to Patients and Does it Cause a Post-Hospital Syndrome? Time to Rethink the Hospital Experience.


Michael A. Weber, MD

SUNY Downstate College of Medicine

Unresolved Issues in Diagnosing and Treating Hypertension: Is Renal Sympathectomy An Answer?


Valentin Fuster, MD

Mount Sinai Medical Center

Transitions from Cardiovascular Disease to Health (2012-2020): The Challenge of Identifying Subclinical Disease