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David Metcalfe

LLB MSc DPhil MRCP MRCS MRCEM


Clinical Lecturer in Emergency Medicine

  • Decision Editor, Emergency Medicine Journal
  • Social Media Editor, BMJ Quality & Safety
  • Junior Research Fellow, Wolfson College

David is a Clinical Lecturer and Specialty Registrar in Emergency Medicine within the Thames Valley School of Emergency Medicine. He was formerly a Fulbright Scholar at Harvard's Center for Surgery and Public Health and an Oxford-UCB Prize Fellow at the University of Oxford. His doctoral work was awarded the AOUK&I Trauma Research Prize and the Syme Medal of the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh. He was elected Hunterian Professor of the Royal College of Surgeons of England in 2020.

His research interests lie in national clinical audit, health policy evaluation, evidence synthesis, and clinical risk prediction.