David Tom Cooke, M.D., chief of general thoracic surgery at UC Davis Health and a core faculty member with the Center for Healthcare Policy and Research (CHPR), assumed the position of president-elect of the Thoracic Surgery Directors Association (TSDA) last month. Dr. Cooke is the first African American to hold this position with TSDA.
Dr. Cooke served on TSDA’s Executive Committee over the last four years. In May 2023 he will commence his two-year term as the organization’s president.
Congratulations, Dr. Cooke!