Daniel Davis, MD
Dr. Daniel Davis completed his undergraduate training in neuroscience at UCLA, where he was a National Merit, Regents, and Alumni Scholar as well as a varsity member of the 1987 NCAA National Championship Volleyball Team. He graduated Magna Cum Laude and attended the UCSD School of Medicine, where he remained for his residency training in emergency medicine. As a resident, he was recognized by his department as Chief Resident and Outstanding Graduating Resident, by his institution as House Officer of the Year, and by the Emergency Medicine Council of Residency Directors as the Outstanding Academic Emergency Medicine Resident.
Dr. Davis spent the first part of his professional career at UCSD, where he received several competitive grants allowing him to complete a fellowship in neuroprotection and resuscitation, studying under Drs. David Hoyt and Piyush Patel. He has published over 200 original articles in peer-reviewed journal, received numerous research awards and grants, and served as Principal Investigator for the prestigious Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium. In addition, he provides medical direction for Riverside County Fire Department and Mercy Air Medical Services and serves as Scientific Advisor for Air Methods Corporation.
Dr. Davis’ most impactful work to date has been the development of the Advanced Resuscitation Training (ART) program, which uniquely links performance improvement data and training to reduce preventable deaths in the hospital and prehospital environments. The ART program has been a singular success in the landscape of resuscitation science and has saved more than 1,000 lives in just a few years. Dr. Davis speaks internationally on the topics of resuscitation and patient safety, offering unique perspectives on medical science, healthcare, and the mysteries of life and death.