Internal Medicine Residency Research

Choose from an array of opportunities

Stamford Health Internal Medicine residents will have a variety of interesting research opportunities from which to choose during their residency. Here is a list of research projects from recent years.

Active projects: “pre-manuscript”

Time in BG range 70-140 mg/dL is associated with survival in non-diabetic medical ICU patients

  • Morgan Kellogg

The impact of vital sign measurement frequency on APACHE II and IV severity scoring

  • Marta Kokoszynska, Robert Greer

Published Manuscripts

  • Krinsley JS, Wasser T, Kang G, Bagshaw SM. Pre-admission functional status impacts the performance of the APACHE IV model of mortality prediction in critically ill patients.  Crit Care 2017; 21:110.
  • Krinsley JS, Reddy PK, Iqbal AS. What is the optimal rate of failed extubation? Crit Care 2012; 16:111.

  • Krinsley JS, Fisher M.  The diabetes paradox: diabetes is not independently associated with mortality in critical illness.  Hosp Prac. 2012; 40: 31-35. 
  • Lussier BL, Krinsley JS.  Hypoglycemia in critically ill patients: a review.  Brit J Int Care 2012; Winter issue: 115-119.
  • Krinsley JS, Grover A. Severe hypoglycemia in critically ill patients: risk factors and outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2007; 35: 2262-2267.

Published Abstracts

  • Intintoli A, Sachs P, Krinsley JS. Outcome of patients admitted to the intensive care unit with gastrointestinal hemorrhage complicated by myocardial infarction. Crit Care Med. 2003; 31:A259.
  • Bennet S, Krinsley JS. Outcome of critically ill patients with congestive heart failure who “rule in” for myocardial infarction. Crit Care Med. 2004; 32:A162.
  • Krinsley JS, Ahmed, M. Incomes and outcomes in critically ill patients. Crit Care Med. 2004; 32:A270.
  • Kedem R, Krinsley JS. Does having a religious affiliation affect the outcome of ICU patients? Crit Care Med. 2004; 32:A260.
  • Krinsley JS, Dachinger E. Critically ill cardiac patients: the impact of diabetic status and glycemic variability. Crit Care Med. 2008; 36:A393.
  • Krinsley JS, Drummond J. Readmission to the medical intensive care unit: risk factors and outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2008; 36:A325.
  • Krinsley JS, Lawrence J. Glycemic control in critically ill patients: impact of age. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37:A713.
  • Krinsley JS, Mucha S. Glycemic control in critically ill patients: impact of gender. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37:A688.
  • Krinsley JS, Shams M. Glycemic control in critically ill patients: impact of race. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37:A699.
  • Krinsley JS, Porac M. Pre-admission functional status of patients admitted to the medical intensive care unit: independent effect on mortality and length of stay. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37:A594.
  • Krinsley JS, Prativadi P. Temporal trends in red blood cell transfusions for patients admitted to the medical ICU. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37:A700.
  • Krinsley JS, Jacob S. While we wait for the future: intensive glycemic management using combinations of subcutaneous and intravenous insulin in the critically ill. Crit Care Med. 2009; 37:A668.
  • Krinsley JS, Lussier BL. The domains of glycemic control in critically ill patients: impact of steroid treatment. Crit Care Med. 2010; 38:A584.
  • Krinsley JS, Lussier BL. Moderate hypoglycemia is associated with increased mortality in medical ICU patients, independent of severity of illness, diabetic status and glycemic variability. Crit Care Med. 2010; 38:A653.
  • Krinsley JS, Khodorskiy D, Marchese M. Troponin elevations and mortality in medical ICU patients. Crit Care Med. 2010; 38:A667.
  • Krinsley JS, Rivera-Santiago V. The relationship between body temperature on presentation to the ICU and mortality among patients admitted with septic shock. Crit Care Med. 2010; 38:A688.
  • Krinsley JS, Babalool B. Hypoglycemia is associated with increased resource utilization in critically ill patients, independently of severity of illness and survivor status. Crit Care Med. 2010; 38:A593.
  • Krinsley JS, Schultz MJ, Hall TS, Krasnica S, Preiser JC. Malglycemia is strongly associated with increased risk of ICU-acquired infection. Crit Care 2011; 15(Suppl 1): P398.
  • Krinsley JS, Iqbal A. The relationship of diabetic status to the three domains of glycemic control in the critically ill. Crit Care Med. 2011; 39:A560.
  • Krinsley JS, Otaki F. Outcome of extreme elderly patients requiring mechanical ventilation. Crit Care Med. 2011; 39:A513.
  • Krinsley JS, Singh, P. Admitting and acquired thrombocytopenia in critically ill medical patients: risk factors and outcomes. Crit Care Med. 2011; 39:A592.
  • Krinsley JS, Simon S. Impact of renal insufficiency on the risk of hypoglycemia in the critically ill. Crit Care Med. 2011; 39:A591.
  • Krinsley JS, Goswami R. Red blood cell transfusion in critically ill medical patients with ischemic or nonischemic cardiac disease. Crit Care Med. 2011;A26.
  • Krinsley JS, Iqbal A, Reddy P. Case:control study of failed extubation. Crit Care 2012 Vol 16(Suppl1); P128.
  • Krinsley JS, Georges G. Outcomes of extreme elderly admitted to the medical intensive care unit: impact of preadmission functional status. Crit Care Med. 2012; 40:A688.
  • Krinsley JS, Ziegler K. Outcomes of extreme elderly admitted to the surgical intensive care unit Crit Care Med. 2012; 40:A779.
  • Krinsley, Fisher M. Impact of renal insufficiency and injury on mortality of patients admitted to the medical intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2012; 40:A787.
  • Krinsley JS, Shreders A. Pre-admission functional status and mortality of patients with metastatic cancer admitted to the intensive care unit. Crit Care Med. 2012; A848.
  • Gnanasekaran J, Ong R, Krinsley JS. Diabetes is associated with increased dysglycemia and mortality in patients with sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2015; A287.
  • Gnanasekaran J, Ong R, Krinsley JS. The relationship of the severity of sepsis to insulin resistance and dysglycemia. Crit Care Med. 2015; A266.
  • Kellogg M, Krinsley JS. Time in BG range 70-140 mg/dL is associated with survival in non-diabetic medical ICU patients. Crit Care Med. 2015; A263.
  • Kokoszynska M, Greer R, Krinsley JS. The impact of vital sign measurement frequency on APACHE II and IV severity scoring. Crit Care Med. 2015; A44.
  • Kokoszynska M, Krinsley JS. In an ICU with a high-intensity staffing model, is a nocturnal intensivist necessary? Crit Care Med. 2015; A1305.
  • Margolin DA, Myers T, Zhang X, Bertoni DM, Reuter BA, Obokhare I, Borgovan T, Grimes C, Green H, Driscoll T, Lee CG, Davis NK, Li L. The critical roles of tumor-initiating cells and the lymph node stromal microenvironment in human colorectal cancer extranodal metastasis using a unique humanized orthotopic mouse model. The FASEB Journal. 2015, May; 29(8): 3571-81.
  • Kang G, Krinsley JS. The frailty penalty: Preadmission functional status confounds mortality prediction models in critically ill patients. Crit Care 2016 (March).
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