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David F. M. Brown, MD

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David Brown, MD

David F. M. Brown, MD is President, Academic Medical Centers, Mass General Brigham, and the Mass General Trustees Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School.

Dr. Brown previously served as Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital from 2013 to 2021 and as interim President and CEO of Cooley Dickinson Health Care in 2021. He served as President, Massachusetts General Hospital from 2021 to 2024.

Dr. Brown is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University and received his MD from Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons, where he was a member of Alpha Omega Alpha. He trained at Massachusetts General Hospital and is a diplomate of both the American Board of Emergency Medicine and the American Board of Internal Medicine. He is a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine.

An accomplished clinician, scholar, teacher, mentor and administrator, Dr. Brown is the author of more than 250 peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and chapters, has written two popular textbooks related to cardiovascular emergencies, and served as the inaugural editor-in-chief of the textbook Scientific American: Emergency Medicine. He has been recognized by trainees and peers with multiple local, national, and international teaching and mentorship awards.

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