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Dana Fuhrman, DO, MS

Assistant Professor, Critical Care Medicine and Pediatrics

Assistant Professor, Pediatric Nephrology

Associate Program Director, Pediatric Critical Care Fellowship Training Program


Admin Assistant: Lori Markey

Education & Training




Allegheny College, Meadville PA BS 2000 Biology, Psychology
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, Philadelphia PA DO 2005  
Christiana Care/Jefferson Medical College, Traditional Rotating Internship, Philadelphia PA Medical Intern 2006 Pediatrics
University of Rochester, Rochester NY Resident 2009 Pediatrics
University of Rochester, Rochester NY Chief Resident 2010 Pediatrics
University of Rochester, Rochester NY Fellow 2013 Nephrology
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC Fellow 2015 Pediatric Critical Care Medicine

Administrative Title

Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh Department of Critical Care Medicine, Nephrology, and Pediatrics, 2015-present

Clinical Investigator, University of Rochester, Rochester NY, 2011-2013


Arnold P. Gold Resident Who Contributes Most to the Humanistic Development of Medical Students Award, 2007

University of Rochester Resident Distinction in Research Award, 2009

Golisano Children’s Hospital Annual Meg Colgan Award, 2009

University of Rochester Resident of the Year Teaching Award, 2010

University of Rochester Fellow of the Year Teaching Award, 2011

University of Rochester T32 Training Grant Recipient, 2011

University of Rochester Annual Bradford Fellowship Award, 2012

Teaching Faculty of the Year, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Department of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 2017


Work DF, Schwartz GJ. Estimating and measuring glomerular filtration rate in children. Current Opinion in Nephrology and Hypertension 2008; 17:320-325.

Schwartz GJ, Work DF.  Measurement and estimation of GFR in children and adolescents.  Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology 2009; 11: 1832-1843.

Fuhrman DY, Schwartz GJ.  Rapid assessment of renal reserve in young adults by cystatin C.  The Scandinavian Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Investigation. 2013; Early Online: 1-4.

Fuhrman DY, Kellum JA. Remote ischemic preconditioning in the PICU: a simple concept with a complex past. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine 2016; 17:371-379.

Fuhrman DY, Kellum JA. Biomarkers for diagnosis, prognosis and intervention in acute kidney injury. Contributions to Nephrology 2016; 187:47-54.

Joyce EL, Kane-Gill SL, Fuhrman, DY, Kellum JA. Drug-associated acute kidney injury: who’s at risk? Pediatric Nephrology 2016.

Presentations at Meetings

"Assessment of Renal Reserve in Young Adults by cystatin C." Annual American Society of Nephrology Meeting, 2012.

"Should Children with Chronic Kidney Disease Receive Routine Evaluation for Primary Hypothyroidism?" 14th International Conference on Dialysis, 2012.

"Microalbuminuria and Children with Chronic Kidney Disease”, Annual American Society of Nephrology Meeting, 2013.

"Renal Reserve: A Stress Test for the Kidney,"  Annual American Society of Nephrology Meeting, 2015.

"Are There Differences in the Risk Factors for AKI in Young Adults as Compared to Older Adults?"  Society of Critical Care Annual Meeting, 2016.