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  • KHOU: There is Concern in the Texas Medical Center About the Dramatic Slope Upward in COVID-19 Cases
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  • Barron’s: COVID-19 Close to Overwhelming Houston's Vast Healthcare Complex
  • Newsweek: ICUs in California, Arizona and Texas Prepare for Surge in COVID-19 Cases
  • ABC World News Tonight with David Muir: Surging Virus Infections –Dr. Masud is interviewed.
  • ABC’s Good Morning America: Public safety concerns as states ease restrictions
  • Houston Chronicle: CDC adds 6 new COVID-19 symptoms, including loss of taste or smell, to list
  • Houston Chronicle: Doctors treating COVID-19 at HM get inside giant plexiglass
  • Univision 45: Dr. Masud is interviewed


Houston Methodist ICUs earned the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses’ Gold-level Beacon Award for Excellence

The Beacon Award for Excellence lauds North American hospital units that employ evidence-based practices to improve patient and family outcomes. Gold Designation Beacon Units at Houston Methodist include:

  • Houston Methodist DeBakey Heart and Vascular Center CVICU
  • Houston Methodist Hospital Neuro ICU
  • Houston Methodist San Jacinto Hospital ICU
  • Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital SICU


Houston Methodist Hospital earned the Silver Level Designation on the Path to Excellence during the 2020 Extracorporeal Life Support Organization Virtual Conference

The Silver Extracorporeal Life Support Organization (ELSO) Award recognizes medical centers that are on the Path to Excellence in Life Support. The award signifies a commitment to exceptional patient care to patients and families.