Dr Sarah Clarke

Consultant cardiologist and clinical director for strategic development, Royal Papworth Hospital

Dr Sarah Clarke is an elected member of Council at the Royal College of Physicians (RCP).

Dr Clarke brings a wealth of relevant experience to Council as a senior clinician, educator, leader of change and transformation within organisations and of clinical services, and a leader of quality improvement. She has established a wide network of influence nationally and internationally through her work with NHS England, Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT), the National Institute for Cardiovascular Outcomes Research, the British Heart Foundation, the European Society of Cardiology and the BMJ. In 2018 she was awarded the American College of Cardiology international service award.

She has been chair of the RCP's Joint Specialty Committee for Cardiology and was the first female president of the British Cardiovascular Society.