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2014
December Drs. Wallace, Kahn, Angus, and Seymour Pen Article in AJRCCM
December Dr. Derek Angus Named One of “The HealthLeaders Twenty”
December Dr. David Wallace Receives K08 Grant for Project Assessing Benefits of Regionalized Critical Care for Patients with Acute Respiratory Failure
December Dr. Raghavan Murugan Receives Presidential Citation from the Society of Critical Care Medicine
December Susan Cheng, MCCTP Fellow, Receives VA’s STAR Award
December PCCM Division Awarded Beckwith Institute Frontline Innovation Grant for Bedside Ultrasound Initiative
December Dr. Jeremy Kahn to be Elected to the American Society for Clinical Investigation
December Dr. Sherry Chou Hired as Visiting Associate Professor
November Dr. Jeremy Kahn Receives R01 Grant for Research on Quality of Care in Long-term Hospitals
November ProACT, led by Dr. David Huang, Highlighted in Lung Disease News Article
November CCM Faculty Featured in Two Articles in Pitt Med, Fall 2014 Issue
November Two of CCM’s Faculty Featured in PInCh Award Recap
November Tribune Article Features Dr. David Huang - "Pitt team wages war on antibiotic resistance"
November Drs. Dennis Simon and Bob Clark Serve as Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Contributors to CDC Document on Acute Flaccid Myelitis
November Dr. David Huang Featured in Profile of ProACT
October A ScienceWatch Report Recognizes the University of Pittsburgh, CCM and Safar Center Faculty, as Leaders in TBI Research
October Dr. Derek Angus Publishes Editorial in CHEST Journal on Choosing Wisely in Critical Care
October Dr. Douglas White Receives R01 Grant for Project Testing the PARTNER Intervention in 5 ICUs
October Dr. Dan Martich Named Vice Chair of CCM Informatics
October Dr. Sachin Yende Appointed Vice President of Critical Care at the Pittsburgh VA
October CCM Hosts the 4th Annual AKI Symposium
October Janeen LaForce Hired as CRISMA Center Operations Manager
October Jamie Murphy, Pediatric Fellowship Coordinator, Receives Novice Coordinator Award from UPMC GME
October CCM Holds its First Annual Black Tie, White Coat Gala
October Dr. Richard Orr Publishes Editorial in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Exploring Potential Risks in Air Travel for Infants and Toddlers
October Dr. Amesh Adalja Sought After by Multiple News Sources for his Expertise on Ebola
October Research on prehospital fluid in sepsis by Dr. Seymour published in Critical Care
October Peter Safar Honored at the Austrian American Cultural Society Award Ceremony
October Dr. David Huang Presenting on Sepsis at EuSEM
September Dr. Leslie Scheunemann Receives an NIA F32 Grant for Her Project Focused on Improving Communication of Critically Ill Patients’ Values
September Dr. Deepika Mohan Has Article on Serious Game Technology Published in PLOS ONE
September The First Biomarker-Based AKI Test, NephroCheck (PI: Dr. John Kellum), Cleared for Distribution by the FDA
September Study Led By Dr. Ericka Fink Featured on WESA - NPR
August Dr. Ann Thompson Promotion to Vice Dean of School of Medicine Announced on UPMC Website
August Dr. David Crippen Co-Edits a Twelve-Part Series on Brain Death in the Journal of Critical Care
August UPMC Infonet Article Describes “Exceptional Care” Provided to One Family at Magee NICU and Presby CTICU
August Dr. Hülya Bayır Awarded NIH Grant to Research Role of Oxidative Lipidomics in Pediatric Brain Injury
August Dr. Shekhar Venkataraman Quoted in Anesthesiology News Article on Extubation
August Travis Jackson, Ph.D., Awarded Grant from the American Heart Association to Research Treatments for Brain Injury after Cardiac Arrest
August UPMC Nutrition Committee Creates a Guide for Enteral/Parenteral Nutrition
August Dr. Ricardo Munoz Quoted in Post-Gazette Story about Telemedicine
August A Figure from a CCM Faculty-Authored Article Featured on the Cover of Shock
August Dr. Ann Thompson Announced as New Vice Dean of School of Medicine
August Dr. Raghavan Murugan Invited by HRSA to Speak in a Webcast on Organ Donor Management
August Medical Student Mentored by Dr. Joseph Darby Wins “Best Poster” Award on Annual Scholars Day
August The Department of Critical Care Medicine is proud to announce its First Annual Black Tie, White Coat Gala
August News in Anesthesiology Critical Care Medicine Program
July Dr. Kahn Receives NIH Grant for ICU Telemedicine Project
July The 4th Annual CCCN-AKI Symposium to be Held on October 9, 2014
July Welcome to the Incoming Class of Adult Critical Care Medicine Fellows!
July The Handbook of Pediatric Cardiovascular Drugs, Second Edition, Edited by Dr. Ricardo Muñoz, Published in July 2014
July Ethan Lennox hired as Communications Coordinator
July Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Promotions
July Welcome to the Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellow Class of 2017!
July Congratulations Pediatric Fellow of the Year, Jenny Mendelson!
July Upcoming Events: The 2nd Annual Perioperative and Critical Care Monitoring Conference
June Dr. Jeremy Kahn, Recovery Is Rare, but Comfort Is Common at Acute Care Hospitals
March Pitt Study Challenges Accepted Sepsis Treatment
March Raghavan Murugan interviewed by Hemodialysis.com
March CCM extends best wishes to Dr. Samuel Tisherman in his new position at the University of Maryland
March Lori Shutter named Vice Chair of Education, Critical Care Medicine
February Jeremy Kahn comments on Telemedicine Bolsters ICU Care In Rural Maryland Hospitals
January Drs. Gooch and Kahn author recent Viewpoint in JAMA
January Upcoming CRRT Conference March 4 - 7th, 2014 in San Diego
January Upcoming CCM Grand Rounds and Lecture Series Events
January Kelly Gottschalk promoted to Director of Operations