Department of Medicine
Research Day 2021 Virtual

SAVE THE DATE! The 19th Annual Department of Medicine Research Day will be held on April 27th, 2021. The event will be offered virtually this year!

Virtual Course: Ventilators for Non-Intensivists

PACCM docs Burton Lee, MD, and Megan Acho, MD, have developed peer-reviewed videos to help train doctors outside the field use ventilators on COVID-19 patients. (Alyson Lee)

Dr. Stephen Chan Appointed as New Director of Vascular Medicine Institute

The Department of Medicine has announced the appointment of Dr. Stephen Chan, MD, PhD, as the new Director of the Vascular Medicine Institute beginning January 2020.

The TRACIR Project: TRAuma Care In a Rucksack

Dr. Ron Poropatich and team are developing a fully autonomous medical backpack to assist soldiers who treat trauma victims in the field.


The University  if Pittsburgh Department of Medicine is a formidable leader in cutting-edge research. Our basic scientists, clinical researchers, and clinicians work daily to make research discoveries that will positively impact the world’s healthcare.

Education and Training

Faculty and staff are actively engaged in training the next generation of physicians and scientists at all stages of medical education.


Providing state-of-the-art health care that is compassionate, comprehensive, and easily accessible to patients.