Allan J. Walkey, MD, MSc

Associate Professor, Medicine

Allan Walkey
617.638.4860
72 E. Concord St Housman (R)

Biography

Dr. Walkey investigates epidemiology and clinical outcomes of complications that occur in patients who are critically ill. Using clinical and administrative data, Dr. Walkey focuses on interations between organ systems during critical illness and seeks to find effective health care provider practice patterns that are associated with better patient outcomes. His research interests include sepsis, acute lung injury, and atrial fibrillation that occurs during critical illness.

Other Positions

  • Associate Professor, Health Law, Policy & Management, Boston University School of Public Health
  • Co-Director, Center for Implementation and Improvement Sciences (CIIS) , Boston University School of Medicine
  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Education

  • University of Massachusetts Medical School, MD
  • Tufts University, BA

Publications

  • Published on 7/1/2018

    Quinton LJ, Walkey AJ, Mizgerd JP. Integrative Physiology of Pneumonia. Physiol Rev. 2018 Jul 01; 98(3):1417-1464. PMID: 29767563.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/29/2018

    Crable EL, Biancarelli D, Walkey AJ, Allen CG, Proctor EK, Drainoni ML. Standardizing an approach to the evaluation of implementation science proposals. Implement Sci. 2018 May 29; 13(1):71. PMID: 29843740.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/7/2018

    Gershon AS, Jafarzadeh SR, Wilson KC, Walkey AJ. Clinical Knowledge from Observational Studies: Everything You Wanted to Know but Were Afraid to Ask. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 May 07. PMID: 29733678.

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  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Cohen DM, Winter M, Lindenauer PK, Walkey AJ. Echocardiogram in the Evaluation of Hemodynamically Stable Acute Pulmonary Embolism: National Practices and Clinical Outcomes. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 May; 15(5):581-588. PMID: 29298088.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 5/1/2018

    Walkey AJ, Drainoni ML, Cordella N, Bor J. Advancing Quality Improvement with Regression Discontinuity Designs. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 May; 15(5):523-529. PMID: 29466673.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/30/2018

    Walkey AJ, Shieh MS, Liu VX, Lindenauer PK. Mortality Measures to Profile Hospital Performance for Patients With Septic Shock. Crit Care Med. 2018 Apr 30. PMID: 29727371.

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  • Published on 4/6/2018

    Bosch NA, Cimini J, Walkey AJ. Atrial Fibrillation in the ICU. Chest. 2018 Apr 06. PMID: 29627355.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 4/1/2018

    Wunsch H, Hua M, Walkey AJ, Rubenfeld G, Vail E, Gershengorn HB. Evaluation of Practice Changes in the Care of Patients with Septic Shock during the U.S. Norepinephrine Shortage. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2018 Apr; 15(4):509-511. PMID: 29537858.

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  • Published on 3/16/2018

    Dela Cruz CS, Wunderink RG, Christiani DC, Cormier SA, Crothers K, Doerschuk CM, Evans SE, Goldstein DR, Khatri P, Kobzik L, Kolls JK, Levy BD, Metersky ML, Niederman MS, Nusrat R, Orihuela CJ, Peyrani P, Prince AS, Ramírez JA, Ridge KM, Sethi S, Suratt BT, Sznajder JI, Tsalik EL, Walkey AJ, Yende S, Aggarwal NR, Caler EV, Mizgerd JP. Future Research Directions in Pneumonia: NHLBI Working Group Report. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Mar 16. PMID: 29546996.

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  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Mehta AB, Weinstein Z, Walkey AJ. The Untold Toll of the Opioid Crisis on Intensive Care Units in the United States. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Dec; 14(12):1763-1765. PMID: 29192818.

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