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.
Education and Training
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.
Utibe Essien, MD, MPH, awarded prestigious Harold Amos Faculty Development Award
Dr. Essien, an Assistant Professor in the Division of General Internal Medicine, researches racial/ethnic health disparities and the use of novel therapeutics in the management of chronic diseases.
NIDDK U01 multidisciplinary grant awarded to DOM faculty for an AKI scientific and data research center
This cross-divisional collaboration among Drs. Kaleab Abebe, Linda Fried, and Paul Palevsky will support the Caring for OutPatiEnts after Acute Kidney Injury (COPE-AKI) Consortium, which develops and tests interventions to reduce morbidity among high-risk patients with moderate or severe acute kidney injury.
Dr. Jennifer Corbelli Appointed Vice Chair for Education
Dr. Corbelli has been committed to clinical, educational and leadership excellence and has a passion for mentorship. We are excited to have Dr. Corbelli’s leadership in her new Vice-Chair role; she has the skills, leadership and enthusiasm for her new position.
Dr. Deanna Wilson Testifies to the House Committee about Substance Use & Misuse During COVID-19
Dr. Deanna Wilson recently provided testimony to the House Committee on Energy & Commerce’s hearing on “An Epidemic Within a Pandemic: Understanding Substance Use and Misuse in America.”
Division of General Internal Medicine Academic Offices
UPMC Montefiore Hospital
Pittsburgh, PA 15213