Dr. Bassin joined the faculty of Department of Emergency Medicine in 2009 after completing residency training at the University of Cincinnati where he served as Chief Resident. His academic interests include improving the quality, delivery and standardization of care to critically ill patients, advanced airway interventions, and the development of computerized clinical decision support tools. Additionally, he has a focus on LEAN healthcare facility design and utilizing process improvement and workflow optimization to maximize effectiveness of the built environment. He was an integral member of the planning, design and implementation team for the first ED ICU in the country, the U-M Emergency Critical Care Center (EC3). He is one of less than 10 physicians in the country to hold the Evidenced-Based Design Accreditation and Certification (EDAC) from the Center for Healthcare Design and currently is on the Lean Facility Design Steering Committee for the new Clinical Inpatient Tower at UMHS. He currently serves as the Director of Critical Care Operations, the Associate Medical Director for Critical Care Transport and the Associate Service Chief for the Department of Emergency Medicine. In these roles, he has an established track record of administrative leadership in process improvement, optimization of the delivery of ED-based critical care, quality assurance, risk mitigation, and throughput optimization utilizing lean-based strategies.