The Pulse Pod

NEW Podcast from AACVPR

New from AACVPR, the Pulse Pod! Named after our popular, members-only online discussion forum, weekly podcast episodes will let you into conversations with some of the greatest minds in the cardiac and pulmonary rehab fields.

Listen to season one with host Tom Draper, MBA, MAACVPR, FACC now!

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What to Expect

  • AACVPR President Amy Knight, PhD, ABPP, covers her goals for the association
  • Executive Director of Million Hearts, Dr. Larry Sperling talks about the goal to prevent 1 million heart attacks and strokes within 5 years
  • Dr. Quinn Pack stops in to talk Performance Measures

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About the Host

Tom Draper, MBA, MAACVPR, FACC currently serves as Vice President for the Wellstar Center for Cardiovascular Care which is part of the Wellstar Health System in Marietta, Georgia. He is a past president of AACVPR and serves on the Program Leadership Committee for the World Heart Games. He has co-authored several publications, presented more than 25 abstracts, and has been invited to speak at more than 60 local, regional, and national meetings on a variety of cardiovascular, program development, and leadership topics.


How to Partner

Be a part of the first season of The Pulse Pod by sponsoring an episode. Reach out to Emily Marxer at to learn more.