• Dr. Stigler joined the pulmonary, allergy, and critical care division faculty in 2012 following his training in Boston at Massachusetts General Hospital and in the Harvard Pulmonary and Critical Care Fellowship. He also served as Chief Medical Resident for the MGH Internal Medicine Program from 2010 to 2011. Dr. Stigler currently holds the title of Assistant Professor of Medicine. His clinical work is focused in the Medical Intensive Care Unit, though he also attends on the pulmonary service and as a Tinsley Harrison Scholar on the residency's general medical service. His administrative responsibilities include serving as the medical director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit and working closely with the Quality Improvement and Patient Safety infrastructure at UAB.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2021 Death in hospital following ICU discharge: insights from the LUNG SAFE study 2021
    2021 Decreasing High-risk Exposures for Healthcare Workers through Universal Masking and Universal Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 Testing on Entry to a Tertiary Care FacilityClinical Infectious Diseases.  73:E3113-E3115. 2021
    2019 Effect of a fluid bolus on cardiovascular collapse among critically ill adults undergoing tracheal intubation (PrePARE): a randomised controlled trial 2019
    2019 Outcomes of Patients Presenting with Mild Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Insights from the LUNG SAFE StudyAnesthesiology.  130:263-283. 2019
    2018 Identifying associations between diabetes and acute respiratory distress syndrome in patients with acute hypoxemic respiratory failure: an analysis of the LUNG SAFE database 2018
    2018 Epidemiology and patterns of tracheostomy practice in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome in ICUs across 50 countries 2018
    2018 Manual ventilation to prevent hypoxaemia during endotracheal intubation of critically ill adults: Protocol and statistical analysis plan for a multicentre randomised trialBMJ Open.  8. 2018
    2018 Immunocompromised patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: Secondary analysis of the LUNG SAFE database 2018
    2018 Resolved versus confirmed ARDS after 24┬áh: insights from the LUNG SAFE studyIntensive Care Medicine.  44:564-577. 2018
    2018 Correction to: Potentially modifiable factors contributing to outcome from acute respiratory distress syndrome: the LUNG SAFE study (Intensive Care Medicine, (2016), 42, 12, (1865-1876), 10.1007/s00134-016-4571-5)Intensive Care Medicine.  44:157-165. 2018
    2017 A Multicenter, Randomized Trial of Ramped Position vs Sniffing Position During Endotracheal Intubation of Critically Ill AdultsChest.  152:712-722. 2017
    2017 Geo-economic variations in epidemiology, patterns of care, and outcomes in patients with acute respiratory distress syndrome: insights from the LUNG SAFE prospective cohort study 2017
    2017 Noninvasive Ventilation of Patients with Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Insights from the LUNG SAFE StudyAmerican Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine.  195:67-77. 2017
    2013 Activation of AMPK enhances neutrophil chemotaxis and bacterial killingMolecular Medicine.  19:387-398. 2013
    2013 Mitochondria and AMP-activated protein kinase-dependent mechanism of efferocytosisJournal of Biological Chemistry.  288:26013-26026. 2013
    2008 Do Newer Monitors of Exhaled Gases, Mechanics, and Esophageal Pressure Add Value?Clinics in Chest Medicine.  29:297-312. 2008

    Education And Training

  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Residency
  • Massachusetts General Hospital, Postdoctoral Fellowship
  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2006
  • Full Name

  • William Stigler