David Walsh

Associate Professor

David Walsh

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Hospital Medicine

  • (706) 721-7897
  • (706) 721-4180
  • 1120 15th Street, BI 5084


  • MD, Medicine University of Louisville, 2010

  • BS, Biology/Biological Sciences, General University of Louisville, 2006


  • PHY GA Professional Medical BRD, 2019

Awards & Honors

  • 2nd Place AU Health: Quality Improvement Symposium AU Health: Quality Improvement Symposium, 2022

  • Senior Fellow in Hospital Medicine, Society of Hospital Medicine, 2021 Society of Hospital Medicine, 2021

  • Top Hospitalist Medical College of Georgia @ Augusta University Division of Hospital Medicine, 2020

  • Hugh Morgan Faculty Inpatient Teaching Award Department of Internal Medicine Vanderbilt University, 2019

  • Grant - A Teaching Procedure Service To Increase Entrustibility from Students to Supervising Faculty Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2016

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clerkship GMED
  • RMED 5000


Teaching Interests

Resident Education
Core Internal Medicine Procedural Competency
Diagnostic Reasoning


Selected Recent Publications

  • A consensus protocol for the recovery of mercury methylation genes from metagenomes, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Acceptability of a nurse-led non-pharmacological complex intervention for knee pain: Nurse and patient views and experiences, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Clinical and Preclinical Evidence for Roles of Soluble Epoxide Hydrolase in Osteoarthritis Knee Pain, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Comparing microscopy and DNA metabarcoding techniques for identifying cyanobacteria assemblages across hundreds of lakes, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Creation of a medical procedure service in a tertiary medical center: Blueprint and procedural outcomes, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

Inpatient Care
Transitions of Care

Department Service

  • Division Chief Hospital Medicine 2019 - Present

Professional Service

  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2016

    Role: Reviewer
  • Vanderbilt University Medical Center - 2014

    Role: Reviewer