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Justin Belsky, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; COVID-19 Safety Officer, Emergency Medicine; Associate Director of Resident Research, Emergency Medicine

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Justin Belsky, MD, MPH



Dr. Justin Belsky completed his Emergency Medicine Residency at Henry Ford Hospital followed by a Research Fellowship studying sepsis at Massachusetts General Hospital. His research focus is on the early identification of sepsis through biomarkers as well as the role of Thymosin Beta 4 and Actin proteins in the pathogenesis of sepsis.

Dr. Belsky served as the Yale site principal investigator for the clinical trial VICTAS which is a multicentered study comparing the efficacy of Vitamin C, Thiamine, and Hydrocortisone in patients with septic shock.

He is actively engaged in the Emergency Department research efforts serving as the Director of Research Training as well as the Associate Director of Residency Research.

Dr. Belsky's ultimate goal is to improve the care of patients with serious infections in the Emergency Department.

Education & Training

  • MPH
    Harvard School of Public Health (2016)
  • Research Fellowship
    Massachusetts General Hospital (2016)
  • Resident
    Henry Ford Hospital (2014)
  • MD
    Wayne State University School of Medicine (2011)

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
Sepsis Care Redesign, Partners in Excellence Team AwardPartners Health2016
Outstanding PosterShock Symposium2015

Professional Service

Human Subjects Research CommitteeThe Committee reviews and approves applications for in-person human subjects research during the research reactivation of the university in line with a phased approach for reactivation of research on the campus and with the guidance of the State’s Reopen Connecticut initiative.2021 - 2022
American College of Emergency PhysiciansResearch Committee, Councilor (Research Section)2015 - Present

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