David M. Bercaw, M.D., FAAFP, joined the Family Practice Residency faculty at Christiana Care as associate director in 1996. He was appointed Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine in 2015. His medical interests include public policy, patient-safety and quality of care. Dr. Bercaw holds an academic appointment as Clinical Associate Professor of Family and Community Medicine at Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University.
Dr. Bercaw received his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in 1981 and completed his family medicine residency at Christiana Care Health System in 1984. Following his residency training, he served a three-year commitment in the National Health Service Corps in rural Mississippi. In 1987 he returned to Delaware, where he spent nine years in private practice.
Dr. Bercaw has served as president of the Delaware Academy of Family Physicians (2006-2007) and president of the Medical Society of Delaware (2010-2011).