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)
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.