DAVID F.M. BROWN, M.D.
Chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital; MGH Trustees Professor of Emergency Medicine at Harvard Medical School
Dr. Brown is a Phi Beta Kappa graduate of Princeton University and received his M.D. 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. Dr. Brown is a fellow of both the American College of Emergency Physicians and the American Academy of Emergency Medicine. An accomplished clinician, scholar, teacher, mentor and administrator, Dr. Brown lectures nationally and internationally on topics related to cardiovascular emergencies and ED process redesign. His innovative work in the latter area has been extensively published, widely cited and broadly emulated. Dr. Brown is the author of more than 230 peer-reviewed articles and reviews and is the editor-in-chief of the textbook Scientific American: Emergency Medicine. Dr. Brown also is noted for the creation and editing of the monthly, Case Presentation section of the Journal of Emergency Medicine, numerous textbook chapters, primarily on topics related to cardiovascular emergencies, and his role as chief cardiovascular editor for the widely accessed Emergency Medicine on-line text published by WebMD. He is also the author of a recently published textbook, “Rapid Interpretation of ECGs in Emergency Medicine.” He has been recognized by his residents with multiple teaching and mentorship awards and was been nationally honored in 2002 with the ACEP National Faculty Teaching Award and in 2011 with the EMRA National Teaching Award.