About ECG Weekly

We are passionate about using STAT ECGs (emergency electrocardiography) to help identify deadly diagnoses in undifferentiated patients. Our platform serves as a cornerstone for acute care clinicians and learners who aspire to excel in this critical area of medicine. Created and curated by experienced emergency physicians, our mission is to provide an accessible, comprehensive resource for mastering the nuances of emergency ECG interpretation.

Our journey began in 2013 with a simple vision: to create a hub where knowledge and practical skills converge, offering life-saving insights into ECG analysis. Recognizing the pivotal role that accurate ECG interpretation plays in medical emergencies, we've dedicated ourselves to compiling and sharing expert knowledge and real-world case studies. This approach ensures that our content is not only informative but also directly applicable to the bedside.

At ECG Weekly, we believe in the power of continuous learning and the impact it has on patient outcomes. Our educational resources are designed to cater to a diverse range of learning styles, ensuring that whether you are a seasoned attending physician or a budding enthusiast, you'll find the guidance you need to expand your expertise. We offer a dynamic learning experience that keeps pace with the ever-evolving field of cardiovascular emergencies.

Join us in our quest to elevate the standards of emergency ECG interpretation. Together, we can make a difference in the lives of countless individuals by enhancing the skills and confidence of acute care providers around the world.

Meet Our Team

Amal Mattu, MD

Electrocardiography Expert
Creator of ECG Weekly Workouts

Dr. Amal Mattu is tenured professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in Baltimore, MD.

For more than 20 years, Dr. Mattu has had a passion for learning about and teaching electrocardiography. He has lectured and run workshops on advanced ECG interpretation at numerous national and international conferences and has published several ECG textbooks and peer reviewed articles.

Dr. Mattu's goal is to make ECG interpretation simple, practical, and fun. He believes that mastery of this simple skill will simply save and improve more lives.

Ali Farzad, MD

Chief Editor
Creator of ECG STAT & ECG Skills

Dr. Ali Farzad is an Emergency Physician who also loves him a good life-saving ECG. He is a Core Faculty member at the EM Residency Program at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX. He also serves as an Associate Professor at Texas A&M College of Medicine.

Dr. Farzad completed EM residency and a fellowship in Cardiovascular Emergencies at University of Maryland. He is fascinated by technology and it’s potential to educate and improve patient care.

Ali’s believes ECGs are the best test in medicine, and his goal to help disseminate education that makes it as easy as possible to take the best possible care of patients.

Rob Blankenship, MD

Website Director
Founder of ECG Weekly

Dr. Rob Blankenship is also a board-certified Emergency Physician and passionate educator.

For the past 10+ years he has focused on teaching point-of-care ultrasound internationally and online at EMsono.

Rob believes that you can use technology to deliver education efficiently and his main job here is to ensure our site works well for our team and for our learners.

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