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Dr. Faisal Masud serves as Board Member, Houston Methodist Board of Directors, and Medical Director of Center for Critical Care at Houston Methodist Hospital System overseeing 8 hospitals ICU’s and V-ICU. He also serves as Vice Chair for Quality and Patient Safety, the Associate Quality Officer, and Medical Director, Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit, Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center. He is Professor of Clinical Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, Professor of Anesthesiology at Houston Methodist Institute of Academic Medicine, and Professor in the department of Acute & Continuing Care at UT-Houston. He received his training at Duke University Medical Center and Cleveland Clinic Foundation.

Among his many awards are Presidential Gold Medal. He has been the recipient of the Golden Apple Award for Excellence in Teaching four times, the Dean H. Morrow Resident Mentor Award in 2001, and the most prestigious Fulbright & Jaworski Faculty Excellence Award in Educational Leadership. He was elected a member of the Academy of Distinguished Educators at Baylor College of Medicine. He received Association of Professional in Infection Control (APIC) National award for Heroes in Infection Prevention 2010. He is also recipient of the Overstreet Award for exemplifying best of medical profession.

Dr. Masud's leadership resulted in great improvements in patient care and clinical outcomes, in patient safety & quality, sepsis control, central line infections, ventilator associated pneumonia, surgical site infections, blood transfusions, pharmacy etc. resulting hundreds of lives saved and millions of dollar in cost savings.

His focus is improving healthcare in underdeveloped health systems in less developed countries and has been doing volunteer work to improve healthcare in vulnerable areas for many years. He is also the Board Member of Shifa USA a Houston based charitable organization providing free medical and dental care, women shelter etc.

He has many research projects, publications and is an invited faculty at multiple local, state, national meetings and international conferences and meetings including Canada, Malaysia, Israel, China, Pakistan, Brazil, Dubai and Saudi Arabia.

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
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Sepsis
Concept: Sepsis
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Critical Care
Concept: Critical Care
Weight: 47%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Catheters
Concept: Catheters
Weight: 46%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Mortality
Concept: Mortality
Weight: 45%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Thoracic Surgery
Concept: Thoracic Surgery
Weight: 43%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Concept: Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation
Weight: 36%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Infection
Concept: Infection
Weight: 36%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Length of Stay
Concept: Length of Stay
Weight: 31%
Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
Thigh
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Domain: Medicine & Life Sciences
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Journals

Methodist DeBakey Cardiovascular Journal

ISSNs: 1947-6094

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1947-6108

Methodist DeBakey Heart & Vascular Center, United States

Journal

10

Critical care medicine

ISSNs: 0090-3493

Additional searchable ISSN (Electronic): 1530-0293

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins

Scopus rating (2019): CiteScore 10.6 SJR 2.994 SNIP 2.31

Journal

3

Jt Comm J Qual Patient Saf

ISSNs: 1553-7250

Joint Commission Resources, Inc., United States

Scopus rating (2019): CiteScore 2.5 SJR 0.661 SNIP 0.922

Journal

2

Perfusion

ISSNs: 0267-6591, 0935-0020

SAGE Publications Ltd

Journal

2

American Journal of Medical Quality

ISSNs: 1062-8606

SAGE Publications Inc.

Journal

1
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Shared Pub. Internal Organizations

Research Institute

Organizational unit: Institutes

16

Center for Outcomes Research

Organizational unit: Programs

5

Department of Medicine

Organizational unit: Departments

5

Department of Surgery

Organizational unit: Departments

5

Department of Cardiovascular Surgery

Organizational unit: Departments

5
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Shared Pub. External Organizations

Houston Methodist Research Institute

External organization: Unknown

12

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

External organization: Unknown

2

Duke University

External organization: Unknown

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Weill Medical College of Cornell University

External organization: Unknown

1

University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

External organization: Unknown

1
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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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