Virtual Course: Ventilators for Non-Intensivists

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)

Dr. Stephen Chan Appointed as New Director of Vascular Medicine Institute

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 TRACIR Project: TRAuma Care In a Rucksack

Dr. Ron Poropatich and team are developing a fully autonomous medical backpack to assist soldiers who treat trauma victims in the field.

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.

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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.

Dr. David Binion Receives Sherman Prize

Dr. David Binion Receives Sherman Prize

David G. Binion, MD received the coveted Sherman Prize for his analysis of “Big Data” to better understand IBD and to optimize treatment strategies for patients with Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis.  Dr. Binion received this competitive award at the December...

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