Dr. Esa Davis Appointed to the U.S. Preventative Services Task Force

Dr. Esa Davis has been named a new member of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force, a panel of national experts in prevention and evidence-based medicine.

Dr. Dana Ascherman Named Chief of the Division of Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology

We are confident that Dr. Ascherman’s strengths across the tripartite mission and his proven administrative acumen will enable the Division to continue to grow and flourish under his leadership.

Department of Medicine
Research Day 2021 Virtual

SAVE THE DATE! The 19th Annual Department of Medicine Research Day will be held on April 27th, 2021. The event will be offered virtually this year!

Dr. David Nace tapped to join federal commission to protect nursing homes from outbreaks

The Division of Geriatric Medicine’s Dr. David Nace was one of 25 experts named to serve on the White House’s new Coronavirus Commission for Safety and Quality in Nursing Homes.

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.

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Research

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.