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Blizard Institute - Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Dr Tessa Davis, BSc(Hons), MBChB, MA, MRCPCH, FRACP (Gen Paeds), FRACP (PEM), FHEA


Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine at the Royal London Hospital, and Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London

Telephone: 07474374343
Twitter: @tessardavis


Dr Tessa Davis is a Paediatric Emergency Medicine consultant at The Royal London Hospital and a Senior Lecturer at Queen Mary University of London. 

She is also the Programme Director for the Paediatric Emergency Medicine Programme hosted by the Blizard Institute. 

Tessa has had a long and varied training pathway including four years in Sydney Children’s Hospital during her time living in Australia. 

She is also a co-founder of Don’t Forget The Bubbles (DFTB), a paediatric educational resource and conference, where paediatric healthcare professionals from across the world can share knowledge with their peers.



  • Roland D, Davis T, Goldstein H, Hall D, Lawton B, Platt R, Priddis K, Tagg A; Don’t Forget The Bubbles. Gender equity in free open access medical education. Clin Teach. 2021 Oct;18(5):571. doi: 10.1111/tct.13396. Epub 2021 Jul 11. PMID: 34250729.
  • Boreskie PE, Chan TM, Novak C, Johnson A, Wolpaw J, Ong A, Priddis K, Buddhdev P, Adkins J, Silverman JA, Davis T, Siegler JE. Medical Education Blog and Podcast Utilization During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Cureus. 2022 Mar 21;14(3):e23361. doi: 10.7759/cureus.23361. PMID: 35475051; PMCID: PMC9020462.
  • Friedman JN, Davis T, Somaskanthan A, Ma A. Avoid doing chest x rays in infants with typical bronchiolitis. BMJ. 2021 Oct 22;375:e064132. doi: 10.1136/bmj-2021-064132. PMID: 34686495.
  • Leo GSY, Fisher R, Davis T, Lawton B, Goldstein H, Tagg A, Roland D; Don’t Forget the Bubbles. Presentation design and delivery to improve knowledge translation in a remote world. Arch Dis Child Educ Pract Ed. 2023 Feb;108(1):62-65. doi: 10.1136/archdischild-2022-323787. Epub 2022 Oct 6. PMID: 36202597; PMCID: PMC9887380.
  • Buonsenso D, Roland D, Abela N, Shanmugavadivel D, Platt R, Davis T; DFTB Skin Deep core team. Time to improve the diversity of paediatric skin images. Lancet Child Adolesc Health. 2020 Nov;4(11):e44. doi: 10.1016/S2352-4642(20)30303-5. PMID: 33068551.
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