Allan J. Walkey, MD, MSc

Assistant 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

  • Active Staff Privileges, Medicine, Boston Medical Center

Education

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

Publications

  • Published on 1/3/2018

    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 Jan 03. PMID: 29298088.

    Read at: PubMed
  • 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.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Walkey AJ, Lindenauer PK. Keeping It Simple in Sepsis Measures. J Hosp Med. 2017 Dec; 12(12):1019-1020. PMID: 29236102.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 12/1/2017

    Lindenauer PK, Shieh MS, Stefan MS, Fisher KA, Haessler SD, Pekow PS, Rothberg MB, Krishnan JA, Walkey AJ. Hospital Procalcitonin Testing and Antibiotic Treatment of Patients Admitted for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbation. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Dec; 14(12):1779-1785. PMID: 28795838.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Liu VX, Walkey AJ. Machine Learning and Sepsis: On the Road to Revolution. Crit Care Med. 2017 Nov; 45(11):1946-1947. PMID: 29028697.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 11/1/2017

    Mehta AB, Douglas IS, Walkey AJ. Evidence-based Utilization of Noninvasive Ventilation and Patient Outcomes. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Nov; 14(11):1667-1673. PMID: 28541747.

    Read at: PubMed
  • Published on 10/15/2017

    Walkey AJ, Barnato AE, Wiener RS, Nallamothu BK. Accounting for Patient Preferences Regarding Life-Sustaining Treatment in Evaluations of Medical Effectiveness and Quality. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Oct 15; 196(8):958-963. PMID: 28379717.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Walkey AJ, Del Sorbo L, Hodgson CL, Adhikari NKJ, Wunsch H, Meade MO, Uleryk E, Hess D, Talmor DS, Thompson BT, Brower RG, Fan E. Higher PEEP versus Lower PEEP Strategies for Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Oct; 14(Supplement_4):S297-S303. PMID: 29043834.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Walkey AJ, Goligher EC, Del Sorbo L, Hodgson CL, Adhikari NKJ, Wunsch H, Meade MO, Uleryk E, Hess D, Talmor DS, Thompson BT, Brower RG, Fan E. Low Tidal Volume versus Non-Volume-Limited Strategies for Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2017 Oct; 14(Supplement_4):S271-S279. PMID: 28846440.

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  • Published on 10/1/2017

    Bruckel J, Mehta A, Bradley SM, Thomas S, Lowenstein CJ, Nallamothu BK, Walkey AJ. Variation in Do-Not-Resuscitate Orders and Implications for Heart Failure Risk-Adjusted Hospital Mortality Metrics. JACC Heart Fail. 2017 Oct; 5(10):743-752. PMID: 28958349.

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