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)
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.
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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...
Curavi Health Inc. has acquired TripleCare, a New York-based provider of telemedicine services for skilled nursing facilities. The acquisition positions Curavi, a wholly owned subsidiary of UPMC Enterprises, for rapid growth. Together, the combined entity will serve nearly 100 facilities across 14 states.
Department of Medicine Names Naudia Jonassaint to New Position of Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion
The Department of Medicine has appointed Naudia Jonassaint, MD, MHS, to the position of Vice Chair for Diversity and Inclusion. Dr. Jonassaint, an Assistant Professor of Medicine and a transplant hepatologist, will work to develop new initiatives and programs to enhance diversity and inclusion across the department.
Where you live could influence how much you drink. New research from Ramon Bataller, MD, PhD, found that people living in colder regions with less sunlight drink more alcohol than their warm-weather counterparts.