Tim Cooksley is a Consultant in Acute Medicine at the Manchester University Foundation Trust and Honorary Consultant at The Christie. Tim is delighted to be the President for SAM. Tim has been leading developing an acute medicine service at a specialist tertiary cancer hospital. He is a member of safer@home – the first pan European acute medicine research collaborative and the SAMBA Academy. His main interests include Oncological emergencies, readmissions and improving patient safety through benchmarking.