Christopher Brant Sankey, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Academic Hospitalist

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Research Summary

Chris' main research focus is upon inpatient clinical deterioration and the function of the rapid response team (RRT)

Extensive Research Description

Dr. Sankey recently presented his research, “Deterioration to Door Time: An Exploratory Analysis of Delays in Escalation of Care for Hospitalized Patients,” at two annual meetings in 2015. (Society of Hospital Medicine (SHM), National Harbor, MD and Society of General Internal Medicine (SGIM), Toronto, Ontario Canada)

http://www.shmabstracts.com/abstract/deterioration-to-door-time-an-analysis-of-delays-in-escalation-of-care-for-hospitalized-patients/

Selected Publications

  • Calcinosis in Adult-Onset Dermatomyositis: Malignant or dystrophic? Ladizinski B, Khan A, and Sankey C. Calcinosis in Adult-Onset Dermatomyositis: Malignant or dystrophic? J Gen Intern Med 2013 Aug 14. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Atrial Septal Defect in an Adult Patient

    Sankey C. Atrial Septal Defect in an Adult Patient. J Gen Intern Med 2013 May 15. [Epub ahead of print]

  • Under the Sheets

    Sankey, C. Under the Sheets. J Gen Intern Med 2013; 28(9):1247-8.

  • A Gut Feeling.

    Sankey, C. A Gut Feeling. Am J Med. 2012; 125:e9-10.

  • To Comfort Always

    Sankey, C. To Comfort Always. J Gen Intern Med 2011; 26:1515.

  • A Party Before Dying Sankey, C. A Party Before Dying. Ann Intern Med. 2010 Mar 16;152(6):402.
  • Sepsis: An update in management.

    Galen BT, Sankey C. Sepsis: An update in management. J Hosp Med. 2015 Jul 28. doi: 10.1002/jhm.2435. [Epub ahead of print]

  • The sister Mary Joseph nodule Zhang K, Sankey C. The sister Mary Joseph nodule. J Gen Intern Med. 2015 May;30(5):689-90.
  • A topical matter: toxic epidermal necrolysis

    Ladizinski B, Sankey C. A topical matter: toxic epidermal necrolysis. Am J Med. 2014 Oct;127(10):931-2.

  • Images in clinical medicine. Vanishing lung syndrome

    Ladizinski B, Sankey C. Images in clinical medicine. Vanishing lung syndrome. N Engl J Med. 2014 Feb 27;370(9):e14.

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Contact Info

Christopher Brant Sankey, MD
Patient Care Location
Yale-New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
Harkness Hall A
367 Cedar St.

New Haven, CT 06510

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