Prof Mike Grocott BSc. Hons MBBS MD FRCP FRCA FFICM :: SOuRCe - Surgical Outcomes Research Centre

Prof Mike Grocott BSc. (Hons) MBBS MD FRCP FRCA FFICM

NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain (2015-2020)
Board chair of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA; 2018-2021)

Mike Grocott

Mike Grocott is the Professor of Anaesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Southampton and a Consultant in Critical Care Medicine at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
Mike is an NIHR Senior Investigator (2018-2022) and the NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain (2015-2020). He leads the Acute-Critical-&-Perioperative-Care (ACPC) group within the Southampton NIHR Biomedical Research Centre and is Head of the Integrative Physiology and Critical Illness Group within the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Southampton.

Mike is an international leader in Perioperative Medicine. As an elected council member of the Royal College of Anaesthetists, he is leading the establishment of the national Centre for PeriOperative Care (CPOC). He serves on the board of Enhanced Recovery UK and the advisory board of the American Society for Advanced Recovery. He also serves on the board of the Perioperative Quality Improvement Initiative (POQI), a US 501(c)(3) and is on the leadership team of the Morpheus Consortium - an global collaboration to advance patient-centred perioperative care through science, education and policy: www.morpheusconsortium.org. Mike is the secretary of the International Board of Perioperative Medicine and the co-chair of the International Standardised Outcomes in Perioperative Care - Core Outcome Measures in Perioperative and Anaesthetic Care initiative (StEP-COMPAC). He is the joint-editor-in-chief of Perioperative Medicine.

Alongside this his is also the executive chair of the Xtreme Everest Oxygen Research Consortium (www.xtreme-everest.co.uk) and was part of the team who obtained blood gases near to the sumit of Everest in 2007. He also leads the Fit-4-Surgery research consortium and was the Founding Director of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA) Health Services Research Centre at the Royal College of Anaesthetists (2010-2016) and chaired the HQIP funded National Emergency Laparotomy Audit (2012-2017). He was previously the director of the UCL/UCLH Surgical Outcomes Research Centre (SOuRCe; 2008-2010) which he confounded in 2000. Mike currently chairs the National Adult Critical Care Data Group (2016-) and serves on the NHS National Clinical Reference Group for Critical Care.

Mike is the NIHR CRN National Specialty Lead for Anaesthesia, Perioperative Medicine and Pain (2015-2020) and the board chair of the National Institute of Academic Anaesthesia (NIAA; 2018-2021). He was previously the Hampshire and Isle of Wight CLRN specialty group lead for Anaesthesia and Critical Care and served on both UKCRN Specialty Groups in this role. Mike is the University Hospital Southampton Division A (Cancer, Surgery and Critical Care) lead for R&D.