Research has been an integral part of the interests of Rahul Kashyap, MBBS, since his medical school days. This interest has grown since he joined Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., in 2006.
Dr. Kashyap's research interests revolve around the primary goal of "doing the greatest good for the greatest number of people in a timely fashion."
- Severe sepsis and septic shock
- Acute lung injury
- Medical informatics in emergency medicine and critical care
- Transfusion-related acute lung injury (TRALI)
- Acute kidney injury
- Cerebrovascular disease (stroke and transient ischemic attack)
- Community-engaged research
- Disaster management
Significance to patient care
Day-to-day research for Dr. Kashyap includes meaningful use of medical informatics tools. The sole purpose is to find ways to improve health care delivery among patients with critical care illness and in need of emergent care. Besides studying patients, Dr. Kashyap studies health care providers as well as the systems used for the above.
Research done by Dr. Kashyap in severe sepsis and acute lung injury is shining some light on ways to improve early goal-directed therapy (EGDT) and acute lung injury resolution.
- Scientific Reviewer, American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA), 2012-present
- Scientific Reviewer and Adviser, International Journal of Medical Students (IJMS), 2011-present
- Best Resident Research Abstract Award, Canadian Association of Emergency Physicians Annual Conference, 2008