Samuel M. Brown, M.D., M.S.


  • English
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Academic Information

  • Departments: Internal Medicine - Assistant Professor
  • Divisions: Pulmonary

Board Certification

  • American Board of Internal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Pulm Diseases)
  • American Board of Internal Medicine (Sub: Critical Care Medicine)
  • National Board of Echocardiography (Special Competence in Adult Echocardiography)

Academic Office Information

  • (801) 507-6556
  • Intermountain Medical Center
    Shock Trauma ICU
    5121 Cottonwood Street
    Murray, UT 84107

Academic Bio

Dr. Brown is an NIH-funded researcher studying the body’s response to life-threatening infection. He is also assistant director of critical care echocardiography at Intermountain Medical Center. He has published widely on pneumonia, sepsis, and critical care echocardiography. Dr. Brown serves on the Ultrasound Certification Task Force for the Society of Critical Care Medicine and is frequent faculty at national and international courses on critical care ultrasound and echocardiography. Dr. Brown is also a respected medical humanist and ethicist with a special interest in embodiment, sickness, and the end-of-life.

Dr. Brown graduated summa cum laude from Harvard College (Linguistics and Russian) then graduated from Harvard Medical School and completed internship and residency at Massachusetts General Hospital. He studied global health with an emphasis on the Former Soviet Union during medical school and residency, then transitioned to his work on sepsis with fellowship training at the University of Utah.

Dr. Brown’s research emphasizes management of sepsis and shock, and he participates in the ARDS Network research group studying acute lung injury. He has received federal and foundation funding for various studies trying to understand how subtle rhythms or patterns in heart rate, blood pressure, and other measurements of heart function might predict how well a patient will respond to a particular therapy. Dr. Brown’s group includes academic investigators in engineering, mathematical biology, epidemiology, and bench research. He has published and lectured widely on these topics.

Education History

Type School Degree
Graduate Training University of Utah
Clinical Investigation
Fellowship University of Utah
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Residency Massachusetts General Hospital
Internal Medicine
Internship Massachusetts General Hospital
Internal Medicine
Professional Medical Harvard Medical School
Undergraduate Harvard College
Linguistics and Russian