University of Leicester BHF Research Accelerator for Precision Medicine

Tom Chad

Tom ChadBritish Heart Foundation Accelerator Academic Clinical Fellow


  • MBChB. University of Leicester 2016
  • MSc. University of Nottingham 2011
  • BSc. Sheffield Hallam University 2008


Tom is an Academic Clinical Fellow in Anaesthesia/Critical Care. He originally completed degrees in Sport and Exercise Science (BSc.) and Physiology (MSc.) prior to studying Medicine on the graduate entry course at the University of Leicester. Before starting his fellowship and core clinical training in Anaesthetics  Tom worked as a Clinical Research Fellow at the Imperial Clinical Research Facility working on several phase one and two clinical trials.


Since starting with the programme, Tom has been involved in projects relating to frailty, acute coronary syndrome, and cardiopulmonary bypass. Tom hopes to develop clinical and basic science research skills by exploring the role of frailty in patients undergoing cardiac surgery and related interventions from an anaesthesia/critical care perspective.


Chad T and Sampson C. Clin Med. 2020. doi: 10.7861/clinmed.2020-0179. Prone positioning in conscious patients on medical wards: A review of the evidence and its relevance to patients with COVID-19 infection.

Chad T, Ulla M, Garnelo Rey V and Gómez C. J Emerg Med. 2019. doi: 10.1016/j.jemermed.2019.10.018. High-Dose Insulin for Toxin Induced Cardiogenic Shock: Experience at a New High and Overview of the Evidence.

Chad T and Brown J. BMJ Case Rep. 2019. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2018-227066. Chronic cough in a patient with stable ulcerative colitis: A rare but important extraintestinal manifestation of inflammatory bowel disease.

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