Dan Lasserson is Professor of Ambulatory Care at the University of Birmingham, working clinically in acute ambulatory care with a focus on older people at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham and City Hospital, Birmingham. He has previously worked in General Practice as well as hospital medicine and is the Theme Lead for Acute Care Interfaces in the newly funded West Midlands NIHR Applied Research Collaboration (ARC), and is Theme lead for Acute Ambulatory Care in the NIHR Community Healthcare MedTech and In-Vitro Diagnostic Cooperative (MIC). He is the chief investigator of an NIHR Policy Research Programme study examining the optimal acute medical care delivery model for older people during winter months and leads an NIHR trial on the management of sub-segmental pulmonary embolism. He sits on the NIHR Health Technology Assessment funding committee and NIHR In-Practice Fellowship funding committee.
He is the national lead for the Society for Acute Medicine Benchmarking Audit (SAMBA), which had the largest ever data collection in 2019 and sits on the Society for Acute Medicine’s Research Committee. Dan co-chaired the NHS England Acute Kidney Injury Programme Measurement Workstream, which designed the development and analysis of the Master Patient Index collating biochemical and clinical data on all cases of acute kidney injury managed by the NHS in England. He is the national academic advisor to the Acute Internal Medicine Specialist Advisory Committee and is the Chief Data Officer and Deputy Director of the Health Data Research UK funded Digital Innovation Hub in Acute Care, PIONEER.