Jose L. Pascual MD, PhD, FRCS(C), FRCP(C), FCCM, NCC (UCNS)
Dr. Pascual is an associate professor of surgery with certification in Surgical and Neurocritical Care as well as Trauma and General Surgery. His clinical and research interests are in shock and head injury. His research work is shared in clinical and basic science to learn how a variety of insults including head injury and shock affect the microcirculation and how different management strategies influence their effects. This basic science work is translated into several clinical projects both retrospective and prospective evaluating the effects of different therapeutic agents in traumatic brain injured patients. Dr. Pascual is also the lead physician in a series of pedagogical efforts to train medical trainees as well as advanced practitioners in the ICU using simulation based curricula. He studies the effects of clinical education on patient safety outcomes related to quality of care and medical errors.