The Division’s major research foci include studies of comparative effectiveness and quality, women’s health, prevention, health care disparities, mental health services, cost-effectiveness, decision making, and substance abuse.
The Division’s main goal in education and training is to create a future generation of investigators and physician scientists who are well disciplined in their fields and who have a solid foundation on which to build their careers.
Full-time faculty members of the Division of General Internal Medicine are the single largest group to admit patients to the general medicine service at UPMC Presbyterian/Montefiore Hospitals, and they are one of the largest groups to admit patients to UPMC Shadyside Hospital.
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.
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.
Michael Fine, MD, MSc, has been awarded the 2018 VA HSR&D Daniel Deykin Award for Outstanding Mentor. Fine is a Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, as well as a cofounder and director of the VA’s Center for Health Equity Research and Promotion...
Team Led by Internal Medicine’s Charles Jonassaint, PhD, MHSc, Creates “Painimation”
Division of General Internal Medicine Academic Offices
UPMC Montefiore Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA 15213