Associate Professor of Medicine


Dr. Ward joined the Brown faculty in 1999 after completing his pulmonary/critical care training at Yale- New Haven Hospital. His past research interests have included mechanisms of acute lung injury, mechanical ventilation of acute lung injury, and sepsis. His current research focuses on rationing, ethics and ICU resource utilization. In 2007 Dr Ward became the Program Director of the Pulmonary/Critical Care Fellowship.  Dr. Ward attends in the Medical Intensive Care Unit, the Respiratory ICU, and the pulmonary consultation service. He also teaches in the Pulmonary Pathophysiology course and is a past course director. Outside of the Division, he serves on the Ethics Comittee of Rhode Island Hospital. Additionally, he was a member of Ethics committees of the Society of Critical Care Medicine, and a past member of the American Thoracic Society's Ethics and Confilcts of Interest Subcomitee.  From 2011 to 2013 he was the Chairman of the Internal Medicine Section of the Society of Critical Care Medicine.

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