Christopher Brant Sankey, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Associate Program Director for Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program; Inpatient Medicine Clerkship Director (Interim, July 1, 2017-Dec 31, 2017); Academic Hospitalist

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Chris' main research focuses are upon inpatient clinical deterioration, sepsis, and the publication of clinical vignettes.

Extensive Research Description

  • Area of expertise: inpatient clinical deterioration. Experience locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally presenting concepts and experience with quality and process improvement regarding inpatient clinical deterioration. Medical Director of Yale-New Haven Hospital rapid response team (RRT) for 4 years. First-author, peer-reviewed publication “Deterioration to Door Time”: An Exploratory Analysis of Delays in Escalation of Care for Hospitalized Patients. Senior author, peer-reviewed review publication “Sepsis: An Update in Management”. Current co-investigator of grant-supported project entitled “Pilot of a Low-Resource, HER-Based Protocol for Sepsis Monitoring, Alert, and Intervention”.
  • Area of expertise: clinical case writing. Experience locally, regionally, and nationally presenting concepts of writing and mentoring abstract and publication submissions. 5 individual clinical case peer-reviewed publications; mentorship of student (3), resident (9), and fellow (1) peer-reviewed publications; mentorship of student (4), and resident (8) national and regional meeting poster presentations. Physician Editor, ACP Hospitalist clinical vignette section, “The Brief Case”.

Selected Publications

Full List of PubMed Publications

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