William Frank Peacock
Professor Associate Chair
Baylor College of Medicine
WILLIAM F. PEACOCK, IV, MD, FACEP, graduated Wayne State University and completed his Emergency Medicine training at William Beaumont Hospital, in Detroit, Michigan. Currently a professor of Emergency Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas, he also serves as the Emergency Medicine Associate Chair and Research Director. Dr. Peacock is the immediate past President and the current Chief Medical Officer of the Society of Chest Pain Centers and Providers, and is an active international speaker at cardiology and emergency medicine meetings. With over 250 publications in heart failure and acute coronary syndromes, he also is the co-editor of several books on Cardiac Emergencies, Short Stay Management of Heart Failure, and Short Stay Management of Chest Pain. Finally, he is the 2004 and 2010 winner of the Best Research Paper award from the American College of Emergency Physicians, and is the Codman Award recipient from the American Association of Group Practice.
Clinical interests and research focus include acute coronary syndrome, acute heart failure, biomarkers, improvements in emergency medical care and more rapid patient disposition.