Update in Internal Medicine 2019

Advances Changing Practice
October 10-11, 2019
Registration now open!

Dr. Alison Morris named Chief of the Division of PACCM

Alison Morris, MD, MS, has been appointed chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) beginning July 1, 2019. She is currently the vice chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Medicine.

Pitt Receives $5.8 Million for Opioid Research in Appalachia

Jane Liebschutz, MD, MPH, Chief of the Division of General Internal Medicine, will establish the Appalachian Node of the National Institute on Drug Abuse Clinical Trials Network (CTN) to conduct opioid-related research in the region over the next five years.

Dr. Samir Saba Named Chief of Cardiology

Samir Saba, MD, has been appointed co-director of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute and chief, Division of Cardiology, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Specializing in cardiac electrophysiology, Saba’s work focuses on cardiac resynchronization, the development and use of implantable cardiac devices and the treatment of cardiac rhythm abnormalities.

Harnessing the power of AI to identify people at risk of opioid misuse and overdose

Walid Gellad, MD, MPH, is teaming up with Allegheny County officials and national health care databanks to better identify at-risk individuals for opioid overdose using machine learning.

Department of Medicine 17th Annual Research Day

Congratulations to our Research Day 2019 Award Winners!

Research

The University of 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.

Clinical

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