David Walsh

Associate Professor

David Walsh

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Medicine: Hospital Medicine


Academic academic hospitalist and leader focused on the development of hospital medicine programs and with a clinical and research focus on COVID19

  • (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


  • American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) ABIM, 2013

  • PHYSICIAN GA Professional Medical BRD, 2019

  • PHY GA Professional Medical BRD, 2019

  • PHYSICIAN Tennessee Professional Medical Board, 2014

  • PHYSICIAN South Carolina Professional Board, 2013

Awards & Honors

  • AU Health SHINE Award Division of Hospital Medicine, 2023

  • Honorable Mention. AU Health: Quality Improvement Symposium AU Health: Quality Improvement Symposium, 2023

  • Top Cited Article. Journal of Hospital Medicine Journal of Hospital Medicine, 2023

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

  • NAPCRG Clinical Pearl Awarded to Thad Wilkins, MD, MBA; David Walsh, MD; Christy Ledford, PhD; Stephen Looney, PhD; Stephen Shiver, MD; Matthew Lyon, MD; Megan Furno, MPH For the presentation entitled The Economic Impact of a Hospital at Home in a COVID19 Pandemic NAPCRG Annual Meeting, 2022

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • GMED 5000

    Basic Clerkship GMED
  • RMED 5000

  • GMED 5011

    Medicine Sub-I

Teaching Interests

Resident Education
Core Internal Medicine Procedural Competency
Diagnostic Reasoning


Selected Recent Publications

  • Creation of a medical procedure service in a tertiary medical center: Blueprint and procedural outcomes, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Delta Blues, 2022
  • It Is Time for Financial Wellness Curricular Interventions, 2022
  • Small Towns, Big Cities: Rural and Urban Disparities Among Hospitalized Patients With COVID-19 in the Central Savannah River Area, 2022
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • COVID and the Caregiver, 2021

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