Christian Gerdes is cardiologist at the Department of Cardiology, Aarhus University Hospital (AUH). He is a cardiac device specialist and invasive electrophysiologist. He defended his PhD in 1998. He was trained at AUH and at Leipzig Heart Center in Germany. He is former president of the Danish Society of Cardiology. He is a board member of the Organisation of Danish Medical Society (https://selskaberne.dk/organization-of-danish-medical-societies ). Since 01.01.2022 he holds the position as Head of Department and is still doing clinical work.