Christopher Sankey, MD, FACP, SFHM

Assistant Professor of Medicine (General Medicine); Associate Program Director for Traditional Internal Medicine Residency Program; Academic Hospitalist

Research Organizations

Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine

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”. Senior author, peer-reviewed publication "Using System Inflammatory Response Syndrome as an
    Easy-to-Implement, Sustainable, and Automated Tool for All-Cause Deterioration Among Medical Inpatients." 
  • 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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Contact Info

Christopher Sankey, MD, FACP, SFHM
Patient Care Location
Yale New Haven Hospital
20 York Street

New Haven, CT 06510
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Mailing Address
General Internal MedicineHarkness Hall A
367 Cedar St.

New Haven, CT 06510

Curriculum Vitae