Dr. Sahar Ahmad's Research

Dr. Sahar Ahmad, a practicing Critical Care and Pulmonary Medicine specialist in the Stony Brook Division of Pulmonary Medicine, has research expertise which spans clinical and educational research.  In the field of clinical research, she has publications and ongoing research related to bedside ultrasound, including work in the topics of:  Echocardiography;  and Ultrasound for diaphragm dysfunction and pleural disease.  Dr. Ahmad is also an expert on cardiac arrest and resuscitation, and co- directs the Resuscitation Research Lab in her Division.  In the realm of educational research, Dr. Ahmad has publications and ongoing studies in topics of ultrasound education and simulation education. 

Selected publications:

Fryman C, Fei A, Mehta R, Ahmad S.  Jigsaw Method for Non-technical Skills in Cardiac Arrest: a Novel Application of This Active Learning Pedagogy.  Med Sci Educ.  2018.  (In Press). 

Bordyanskiy A, Timkko- Swaim L, Ahmad S.  Effectiveness of a Brief Course in Bedside Ultrasound for Physician Assistant Students.  J Physician Assist Educ.  2018.  (In Press).  

O'Hara D, Chabra V, Ahmad S.  Bedside Ultrasound for Guiding Fluid Removal in Patients with Pulmonary Edema: The Reverse- Falls Protocol.  J Vis Exp. 2018 (In Press).

Shah R, Spiegel R, Lu C, Crnosija I, Ahmad S.  Relationship Between the Subcostal and Right Lateral Ultrasound Views of Inferior Vena Cava Collapse: Implications for Clinical Use of Ultrasonography.  CHEST. 153(4):939-945.   [PMID: 29032036].