Dr Ramsay serves as a member of the Baylor University Medical Center Board of Trustees and is past president of the International Liver Transplantation Society. In addition, Dr Ramsay is the developer of the Ramsay Sedation Scale, a measurement designed for interpreting the depth of sedation for patients in the critical care unit. This scale has been adopted around the world. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and numerous chapters in text books. He was a member of the Sedation Analgesia Guidelines Task Force of the Society of Critical Care Medicine that published the latest guidelines for Pain Anxiety and Delirium Management in the ICU.
As President of Baylor Research Institute (BRI), he leads clinically relevant research efforts for Baylor Health Care System (BHCS). Dr Ramsay has developed a successful infrastructure that has increased the number of clinical trials from 250 to more than 2000 active trials today.