James McCauley Walter

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Research Interests

James Walter, MD is a Pulmonary and Critical Care physician and Medical Director of the Northwestern Lung Rescue Program. Dr. Walter attended Princeton University followed by medical school at the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine. He completed his Internal Medicine residency at the University of Michigan followed by fellowship training in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Walter’s clinical interests are in the care of adult patients with acute respiratory failure and shock including the use of extracorporeal membrane oxygenation. His research is focused on the use of next generating sequencing techniques to improve the diagnosis and treatment of patients with severe pneumonia. Dr. Walter has a strong interest in medical education and is involved in teaching and curricular development for both undergraduate and graduate medical education.

Training Experience

2013Residency, University of Michigan
2017Fellowship, Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine

Education/Academic qualification

MD, The University of Chicago

… → 2010

Research interests

  • Critical Care
  • Critical Care Ultrasound
  • Mechanical Ventilation
  • Pneumonia
  • Post-Graduate Medical Education
  • Sepsis
  • Undergraduate Medical Education

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Research Output

  • Feasibility of Venovenous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation Without Systemic Anticoagulation

    Kurihara, C., Walter, J. M., Karim, A., Thakkar, S., Saine, M., Odell, D. D., Kim, S., Tomic, R., Wunderink, R. G., Budinger, G. R. S. & Bharat, A., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Thoracic Surgery.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 1 Scopus citations

    Other Respiratory Viruses as a Cause of Community-Acquired Pneumonia

    Walter, J. M., Aug 1 2020, In : Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. 41, 4, p. 579-591 13 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • POINT: Should the Use of Diagnostic Point-of-Care Ultrasound in Patient Care Require Hospital Privileging/Credentialing? Yes

    Walter, J. M., Satterwhite, L. & Lyn-Kew, K. E., Mar 2020, In : CHEST. 157, 3, p. 496-498 3 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

    Open Access
    3 Scopus citations

    Pre-Intubation Veno-Venous Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation in Patients at Risk for Respiratory Decompensation

    Karim, A. S., Son, A. Y., Suen, R., Walter, J. M., Saine, M., Kim, S. S., Odell, D. D., Thakkar, S., Kurihara, C. & Bharat, A., Mar 1 2020, In : The journal of extra-corporeal technology. 52, 1, p. 52-57 6 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle