• Adjunct Professor, Global Health
  • Professor, Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
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Dr. Bhagwanjee's global health activities include the following:
1. Implementation of a sepsis training program for frontline health care workers in LMIC's in Africa.
2. Assessing outcomes from acute illness in South Africa.
3. Development of a program to improve long-term surgical outcomes in the US and South Africa.

  • MBChB (University of Natal)
Country Affiliations 
Health Topics 
  • Causes of Death
  • Education and Training
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Health Systems Strengthening and Human Resources Development
  • Infectious Diseases
  • Quality Improvement
  • Surgery
DGH Centers, Programs and Initiatives and Affiliated Organizations 

Global burden of influenza as a cause of cardiopulmonary morbidity and mortality.
Fischer WA 2nd, Gong M, Bhagwanjee S, Sevransky J. Glob Heart. 2014 Sep;9(3):325-36.

Sepsis in vulnerable populations. Bhagwanjee S, Ugarte S. Glob Heart. 2014 Sep;9(3):281-8.

Development of a Core Clinical Dataset to Characterize Serious Illness, Injuries, and Resource Requirements for Acute Medical Responses to Public Health Emergencies. Murphy DJ, Rubinson L, Blum J, Isakov A, Bhagwanjee S, Cairns CB, Cobb JP, Sevransky JE; United States Critical Illness and Injury Trials Group–Program for Emergency Preparedness. Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov;43(11):2403-8.

Development of an intensive care unit resource assessment survey for the care of critically ill patients in resource-limited settings. Leligdowicz A, Bhagwanjee S, Diaz JV,et al. Acute Care for Africa Research and Training (ACART) Group and the International Forum of Acute Care Trialists (InFACT)..
J Crit Care. 2016 Nov 5;38:172-176.

A roadmap for acute care training in LMIC’s. Shah N, Bhagwanjee S, Diaz J, Gopalan PD, Adabie Appiah J. In press