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Faisal Masud MD, FCCP, FCCM is the medical director of critical care at Houston Methodist Hospital, vice chair for quality and patient safety, and medical director of the cardiovascular intensive care unit at Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center. He also serves as professor of clinical anesthesiology at Weill Cornell Medical College and professor of anesthesiology at Houston Methodist Institute of Academic Medicine. 

Dr. Masud has been the recipient of the Golden Apple Award for excellence in teaching four times since 1999. He received the Dean H. Morrow Resident Mentor Award in 2001 and the most prestigious Fulbright & Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award in educational leadership in 2004. In that same year, he was elected a member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators at Baylor College of Medicine.

In 2010 he received the Association of Professional in Infection Control (APIC) national award for heroes in infection prevention. In 2014 he received the John W. Overstreet, MD, Award, given each year to a physician at Houston Methodist Hospital who exemplifies the best of the medical profession. He is honored as one of the 100 notable physicians in the 100-year history of Houston Methodist Hospital. Dr. Masud currently serves as a Houston Methodist Hospital board member. 

He has many research projects, publications, and is an invited faculty at multiple local, state, national meetings and international conferences.

Keywords

    Research Area Keywords

  • Clinical Care
  • Heart & Vascular

    Free-text keywords

  • Reducing sepsis, Infection control, Cardiac critical care, Patient safety and quality

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Intensive Care Units
Concept: Intensive Care Units
Weight: 100%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Sepsis
Concept: Sepsis
Weight: 61%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Catheters
Concept: Catheters
Weight: 46%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Thoracic Surgery
Concept: Thoracic Surgery
Weight: 43%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Critical Care
Concept: Critical Care
Weight: 43%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Mortality
Concept: Mortality
Weight: 43%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Concept: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Weight: 36%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Length of Stay
Concept: Length of Stay
Weight: 31%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Thigh
Concept: Thigh
Weight: 30%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Partial Thromboplastin Time
Concept: Partial Thromboplastin Time
Weight: 28%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Research OutputsResearch Output authored by Faisal N. Masud is tagged with the concept

Research outputs

Sepsis outcomes in solid organ transplant recipients

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The Urgency and Impact of Cardiovascular Critical Care

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Is 24/7 In-House Intensivist Staffing Necessary in the Intensive Care Unit?

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Projects

AOCT - SCARLET 2 Sepsis Study

Project: Clinical Trial

SCARLET 3-001 Study

Project: Clinical Trial

Journals

Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal

ISSNs: 1947-6094

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1947-6108

Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, United States

Journal

9

Critical care medicine

ISSNs: 0090-3493

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1530-0293

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 3.31 SJR 3.244 SNIP 2.122

Journal

3

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf

ISSNs: 1553-7250

Joint Commission Resources, Inc., United States

Scopus rating (2018): CiteScore 1.45 SJR 0.645 SNIP 0.741

Journal

2

Perfusion

ISSNs: 0267-6591, 0935-0020

SAGE Publications Ltd

Scopus rating (2018): SJR 0.1 SNIP 0

Journal

2

American Journal of Medical Quality

ISSNs: 1062-8606

SAGE Publications Inc.

Journal

1
has published Research OutputsResearch Output by Faisal N. Masud

Research Network

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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

Research Institute

Organizational unit: Institutes

13

Center for Outcomes Research

Organizational unit: Programs

4

Department of Medicine

Organizational unit: Departments

4

Department of Surgery

Organizational unit: Departments

4

Department of Physical Therapy

Organizational unit: Departments

3
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Faisal N. Masud

Shared Pub. External Organizations

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

8

Surgical Advanced Technologies Lab, Houston Methodist Hospital, Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

2

University of Houston

External organization: Unknown

2

Duke University

External organization: Unknown

2

Houston Methodist Hospital

External organization: Medical

2
has Research OutputsResearch Output by Faisal N. Masud

Shared Pub. Internal co-authors

has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Faisal N. Masud

Shared Pub. External co-authors

Lisa Kiehne

External person

3

Kalliopi Fitousis

External person

3

Daynene Vykoukal

External person

3

Beverly A. Shirkey

External person

3

Ricardo Kenji Nawa

External person

2
has co-authored Research OutputsResearch Output with Faisal N. Masud

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