Brian M Fuller, MD, MSCI

Brian M Fuller, MD, MSCI fullerb@wustl.edu

Associate Professor, Emergency Medicine
Associate Professor, Anesthesiology -- Critical Care

Phone: 314-747-5368

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Education

  • B.S., Biology: University of Alabama at Birmingham 1998
  • M.D., University of Alabama School of Medicine 2003
  • MSCI, Washington University, St. Louis, MO 2013

Training

  • Residency, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2007
  • Chief Resident, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine 2007
  • Critical Care Fellowship, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 2009
  • Chief Fellow, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, New Jersey 2009

Licensure and Board Certification

  • Missouri

Honors and Awards

  • S. Richardson Hill Scholarship, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1994-1998
  • Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1995-1998
  • Phi Sigma Biology Honor Society, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1996-1999
  • Golden Key National Honor Society, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 1997-1999
  • Gross Anatomy Peacock Award, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2000
  • Long & Roberts Scholarship, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2000-2003
  • Bush-Posey Scholarship, University of Alabama School of Medicine, 2001-2003
  • Chief Resident in Emergency Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine, 2006-2007
  • Chief Fellow in Critical Care Medicine, Cooper University Hospital, Division of Critical Care Medicine, 2008-2009
  • Golden Stethoscope Teaching Award, Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 2010-2011
  • Golden Stethoscope Teaching Award, Emergency Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, 2011-2012
  • SCCM Emergeny Medicine Section Travel Grant Recipient.  Principal Investigator, 2012
  • Dr. Neville Grant Award for Clinical Excellence Nominee- Barnes Jewish Hospital Washington University School of Medicine, 2014
  • Early Career Reviewer (ECR), Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 2015
  • Reviewer Committee, BJHF/ICTS Clinical and Translational Research Funding Program, 2015
  • SCCM Research Section Travel Grant Recipient.  Principal Investigator, 2017
  • SCCM Emergency Medicine Section Travel Grant Recipient.  Principal Investigator, 2017

Recent Publications view all

Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Dettmer M, Mohr NM, Harland K, Rolfes KA, Porter BA, Fuller BM.  Sepsis-associated pulmonary complications in emergency department patients monitored with serial lactate: an observational cohort study.  J Crit Care 2015 Dec; 30 (6): 1163-1168.
  2. Faine B, Noack J, Wong TS, Fuller BM, Mohr NM.  Inter-hospital transfer delays appropriate treatment for rural severe sepsis and septic shock patients: A retrospective cohort study.  Crit Care Med 2015 Dec; 43 (12): 2589-96.
  3. Wong, T, Schlichting AB, Stoltze AJ, Fuller BM, Peacock A, Harland KK, Ahmed A, Mohr N.  No decrease in early ventilator-associated pneumonia after early use of chlorhexidine.  Amer J Crit Care 2016 Mar; 25 (2): 173-7.
  4. Fuller BM, Ferguson I, Mohr NM, Stephens RJ, Briscoe CC, Kolomiets AA, Hotchkiss RS, Kollef MH.  Lung-protective ventilation initiated in the emergency department (LOV-ED): a study protocol for a quasi-experimental, before-after trial aimed at reducing pulmonary complication.  BMJ Open 2016;6:e010991.
  5. Mohr NM, Harland KK, Shane DM, Ahmed A, Fuller BM, Torner JC.  Inter-hospital transfer is associated with increased mortality and costs in severe spsis and septic shock: an instrumental variales approach.  J Crit Care. 2016 Jul 26; 36: 187-194
  6. Mohr NM, Harland KK, Shane DM, Ahmed A, Fuller BM, Ward M, Torner JC.  Rural patients with severe sepsis shock who bypass rural hospitals have increased mortality: an instrumental variables approach.  Crit Care Med 2017 Jan; 45(1): 85-93.
  7. Ablordeppey E, Drewry AM, Beyer A, Theodoro D, Fuller BM, Carpenter C.  Diagnostic accuracy of central venous catheter confirmation bedside ultrasound versus chest radiography in critically ill patients: A systematic review and meta-analysis.  Crit Care Med 2016 [in press]
  8. Fuller BM, Ferguson IT, Mohr NM, Drewry AM, Palmer C, Wessman BT, Ablordeppey E, Keeperman J, Stephens RJ, Briscoe CC, Kolomiets AA, Hotchkiss RS, Kollef MH.  A quasi-experimental, before-after trial examining the impact of an emergency department mechanical ventilator protocol on clinical outcomes and lung-protective ventilation in acute respiratory distress syndrome.  Crit Care Med 2017. [in press]
  9. Drewry AM, Ablordeppey E, Murrary E, Stoll C, Izadi S, Dalton C, Fuller BM, Colditz G.  Antipyretic Therapy in Critically Ill Septic Patients: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis.  Crit Care Med 2017. [in press]
  10. Fuller BM, Ferguson IT, Mohr NM, Drewry AM, Palmer C, Wessman BT, Ablordeppey E, Keeperman J, Stephens RJ, Briscoe CC, Kolomiets AA, Hotchkiss RS, Kollef MH.  Lung-protective ventilation initiated in the emergency department (LOV-ED): a quasi-experimental, before-after trial.  Annal of Emerg Med 2017. [in press]
  11. Beyer A, Rees, R, Wessman BT, Palmer C, Fuller BM.  Blood product transfusion in emergency departmnet patients: a case-control study of practice patters and impact on outcome.  Int J Emerg Med 2017 10:5.

Letters, editorials, and invited publications

  1. Fuller BM, Rivers, E.  Should Early Goal-Directed Therapy Be the Standard for Sepsis? -Pro: Research Supports It.  EP Montly.  March 3, 2010.
  2. Fuller BM, Mohr NM, Carpenter CR. Protective ventilation for patients without acute respiratory distress syndrome. JAMA. 2013; 309(7): 654-5.
  3. Fuller BM. Treatment of pulmonary embolism is all about relieving obstruction? N.O. it is not! Crit Care Med. 2013; 41(7): 1828-9.
  4. Fuller BM. Training emergency physicians to meet the critical care needs in the United States: a consensus of two. Crit Care Med. 2014 Oct; 42(10): e677-8.
  5. Fuller BM. Response to “regarding the benefits and harms of blood transfusion in septic patients”. J Emerg Med. 2014 Dec; 47(6): 694-5.
  6. Fuller BM. The adrenal gland and corticosteroid therapy in sepsis: I certainly remain uncertain. Crit Care Med. 2015 Mar; 43(3): 702-3.
  7. Palmer C, Fuller BM. ACEP Critical Care Section Newsletter. The use of saline as a resuscitation fluid in the ED, Yes. Normal saline: the elixir of life. 2015 Vol 16, Issue 2.
  8. Wessman B, Fuller BM. Emergency Medicine: An integral component of the continuum of critical care that is devalued by fellowship programs. J Emerg Med 2015 [Accepted- in press]
  9. Fuller BM, Cohn B. Protecting the intubated patient. Emergency Physicians Monthly. May 2015.
  10. Fuller BM. What’s New in Shock? August 2015.
  11. Drewry AM, Fuller BM, Skrupky LS, Hotchkiss RS.  The authors reply to, "Can Spontaneous Hypothermia Induce Higher Mortality in Sepsis? Crit Care Med.  2015 Nov; 43 (11): e529-30.
  12. Fuller BM, Mohr NM. Treatment of Critical Respiratory Illness in the ED and ICU. EMCREG International. December 2015.
  13. Kolinsky D, Mohr NM, Fuller BM.  Good care starts early: pr-hospital lung protective ventilation.  National Association of EMS Physicians, naemsp-blog.com.  October 31,2016.

Book chapters

  1. Fuller BM, Collaborative Reviewer. Year Book of Critical Care Medicine. 2008.
  2. Fuller BM, Mechanical Ventilation. The Neuro-ICU Book, 1st Edition, McGraw-Hill. 2012.
  3. Fuller BM, Cinel, I, Dellinger, RP. General Principles of Mechanical Ventilation. Critical Care Medicine, 4th Edition. 2013.
  4. Fuller BM, Mechanical Ventilation. The Neuro-ICU Book, 2nd Edition, McGraw-Hill. 2016.
  5. Fuller BM,  Self-Assessment in Adult Multiprofessional Critical Care, 8th Edition, 2016.


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