David Meyers, M.D.
David Meyers, M.D., AHRQ’s chief physician, began serving as AHRQ’s Acting Deputy Director in October 2019. Dr. Meyers is a board-certified family physician and nationally recognized leader in primary care research and organization.
As a member of the Office of the Director, he is involved in Agency strategic program planning including AHRQ’s three priority initiatives: transforming care for people with multiple chronic conditions, improving diagnosis, and powering decision-making through data and analytics.
In 2019, he was elected to the National Academy of Medicine in recognition of his thought and executive leadership at AHRQ.
At AHRQ, he has directed the Agency’s work in support of the patient-centered medical home and led EvidenceNOW, AHRQ’s $110 million initiative to help primary care practices improve patients’ heart health.