Dr Sarah Clarke is a Consultant Cardiologist at Royal Papworth Hospital, Cambridge with subspecialty interest in interventional cardiology and Clinical Director for Strategic Development involved in the design and development of New Royal Papworth Hospital.
Dr Clarke holds leadership roles locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. She is the first female President of the British Cardiovascular Society (2015 – 2018), a member of Council at the Royal College Physicians (London), the joint National Lead for Cardiology for the government funded GIRFT (Getting It Right First Time) programme aimed at reducing variation, improving quality and cost-effectiveness of services in the NHS.
Dr Clarke’s international profile includes being a member of the Board of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC). She is the European representative at the Association of International Governors at the American College of Cardiology (ACC) and co-chairs the ACC International Centres of Excellence Programme.
Dr Clarke holds a silver National Clinical Excellence Award. In 2018 she was awarded a place to attend the ‘Women Transforming Leadership’ course at the Said Business School in Oxford, funded by the ESC.
In March 2018, Dr Clarke was awarded and received from the President of the ACC, the prestigious 2018 ACC International Service Award.
- Monday 18.00 - 21:00
- Saturday 09:00 - 12:30
- Consultant Cardiologist and Clinical Director Strategic Development, Royal Papworth Hospital, Papworth Everard, Cambridge CB23 3RE
- President, British Cardiovascular Society, 9 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 5HW
Whilst Dr Clarke consults in all areas of cardiology, her subspecialty interest is interventional cardiology. Dr Clarke has extensive experience in this area as a high volume operator. She undertakes acute and elective cases and also undertakes complex cases such as chronically occluded vessels and heavily calcified vessels requiring advanced devices such as rotablation.
Dr Clarke is active in clinical research in the field of interventional cardiology and also chairs the Cardiology section of the Medical Futures Awards, the world’s most prestigious fora and catalyst for innovation in healthcare and life sciences. The latter is part of Dr Clarke's Vice President (Education and Research) role at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS). Through her work for the BCS, she delivers the Annual Conference and develops and coordinates education for trainees and trained cardiologists throughout the UK.
- Fellow Royal College Physicians (FRCP)
- Fellow European Society Cardiology (FESC)
- Fellow American College Cardiology (FACC)