Cardiovascular Fellowship Training Program

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Why Our Fellows Chose UPMC

Stephen Broughton, MD

Sae Jang, MD

Agnes Koczo, MD

Becky Lolley, MD

Jon Pollock, MD

Anum Saeed, MBBS

Daniel Shpilsky, MD

Daniel Wann, MD

Adil Yunis, MD

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Diversity and Inclusion in Our Fellowship

List of D&I Initiatives in DOM (Aug 2020)

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INITIATIVEIMPLEMENTED
DoM Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion Office established, Naudia Jonassaint, MD appointed Vice Chair, staff provided, financial resources appropriated ($200k)January 2019
BRIM (Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine) training resources appropriated ($400k) under the Vice Chair for Education (Dr. McNeil) in the DoMBRIM (Bias Reduction in Internal Medicine) training resources appropriated ($400k) under the Vice Chair for Education (Dr. McNeil) in the DoMSpring 2019; training program scheduled to launch 2020
Established SHAEC UP Committee in the DoM led by the VC of Faculty Affairs (Dr. Weisz) to address conscious and unconscious bias and harassment in the workplaceSummer 2017
Recruited the first 3 female division chiefs in Endocrinology (Dr. Kershaw), General Internal Medicine (Dr. Liebschutz), and Pulmonary/Allergy/Critical Care (Dr. Morris)Appointed chiefs in 2016, 2017, 2019 respectively
Established URM Leadership council. Composed of URM faculty across the department who advise the Chairman on how to improve diversity and inclusion across the departmentEstablished 2015
Administer Career Education and Enhancement for Health Care Research Diversity (CEED) program led by Dr. Esa Davis: icre.pitt.edu/ceedOngoing
Launched Diversity and Inclusion Website: diversity.dom.pitt.eduApril 2020
Invested $1 million in Benign Heme focused on building sickle cell research programs (on top of earlier $3 million investment from VMI)Fall 2018
Established Conrad Smith, MD Endowment for Diversity and Inclusion Faculty DevelopmentSummer 2020
The DoM currently employs 26 URM assistant professors and has personalized mentorship programs The DoM currently employs 26 URM assistant professors and has personalized mentorship programs Ongoing
Promotion and retention efforts underway to empower and foster promotion to Associate and full Professor2020
Deliberate efforts to recruit new URM faculty. VC for D&I visited 4 Historically Black Colleges and Universities to do in-person recruitment2019-2020
Appointed 5/9 Female Vice Chairs2015-2020
Developed Comprehensive Compensation Analysis Tool that measures URM and gender inequities across faculty ranks2016-2020
Established Staff Diversity and Inclusion Steering Committee to develop and implement strategies to improve diversity and inclusion in the department’s staff environment June 2020

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