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2015
December 4G Neurotrauma Staff Awarded Beckwith Institute Grant
November In Memoriam Mitchell Fink
November CCM Faculty Featured at ESICM Annual Congress in Berlin
November Christopher Seymour Speaks at SCCM’s Inaugural Journal Club Twitter Chat
November Christopher Schott Receives the Clinical Educator of the Year Award from the School of Medicine
October Robert Clark to Become Medical Director of the Brain Care Institute at CHP
October Deepika Mohan Receives NIH Director’s New Innovator Award
October Chris Seymour and Sachin Yende Present at the German Sepsis Society Congress
September Doug White Quoted in The New York Times on Unrepresented Patients and End-of-Life Decisions
September John Kellum Interviewed by ESICM about Results of MOnIToR Trial
September Raghavan Murugan is Site-PI for New Multicenter Sepsis-Associated Acute Kidney Injury Study
September Members of Healthy Policy and Management Program Comment on M&M Case for the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ)
September The 5th Annual CCCN-AKI Symposium to be Held on October 15
September Mehrnaz Hadian ('06) earns the first Bioscience Industry Law and Practice Certificate from the Keck Graduate Institute and Southwestern Law School in Los Angeles, California
September James Dargin ('10) Promoted to MICU Director at Lahey Hospital & Medical Center, Burlington, Massachusetts
September Ethics & Decision Making Researchers Publish Article on How Religion is Discussed—or Not—in ICUs
September David Crippen and Michael Pinsky Represent Pitt at the World Federation of Societies of Intensive and Critical Care Medicine in Seoul
August Michael Pinsky Represents American Thoracic Society at Historic Critical Care Echocardiography Summit
August Jeremy Kahn Discusses Telemedicine Project at Children's Hospital in Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
August CCM Teaching Faculty Accepted into Medical Education Research Certificate Program
August Chris Seymour and Matthew Rosengart Review Sepsis Care Guidelines in Preparation for National Hospital Requirements
August Welcome, Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellows Class of 2018!
August Matthew Neal Receives Multiple Research Awards
August Deepa Malaiyandi to Participate in the Neurocritical Care Society’s Future Leaders Forum
July Dennis Simon Named Associate Program Director of Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program
July Pitt's CTSI Selects Jared Chiarchiaro for KL2 Clinical Research Scholars Program
July Sachin Yende and Derek Angus Receive R34 Grant to Design a Trial to Test a Novel Therapy in Severe Sepsis Patients
July Welcome, Incoming Class of Adult Critical Care Medicine Fellows!
July Neurocritical Care Fellowship Re-Accredited for Full Five Years
June Ruchira Jha, T32 Fellow, Selected as a KL2 Scholar by Pitt's CTSI
June Thanks, Richard Orr, for Your Service to the CICU
June Jeremy Kahn Talks Telemedicine on UNC Radio Show
June Congratulations to the Fellows Class of 2015
June Michael Pinsky Presents at ESICM Regional Conference in Dublin
June PCCM Effort to Develop EMR-triggered Early Warning System for Children Highlighted in The Wall Street Journal
June Diana Pang, Pediatric Clinical and T32 Fellow, Wins the 2015 Shock Society Research Investigator Award for Early Scientists
June Study of Remote Ischemic Preconditioning Shows Promise for Reducing Acute Kidney Injury
May Matthew Neal, Surgical Critical Care Fellow, Awarded Two Grants
May Christopher Schott Receives Golden Apple Teaching Award
May Doug White Receives Distinguished Research Mentor Award from Institute for Clinical Research Education
May Lori Shutter Accepted into Prestigious Fellowship in Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine (ELAM)
May Jennifer Seaman Awarded a Hartford Foundation Scholarship to Attend Summer Research Institute at Johns Hopkins University
May Daniel Martich to Become CMO of University of West Virginia United Health System
May New Guidelines Aim to Resolve Conflicts in Treating Critically Ill Patients
May Michael Pinsky Interviewed in Anesthesiology News about Random Forest Modeling
May Christopher Seymour Speaks at SG-ANZICS Intensive Care Forum in Singapore
May Jared Chiarchiaro, Research Fellow, to Attend Intensive Research Program at Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
May Courtney Kuza to Present at American Telemedicine Association Annual Meeting
April Murat Kaynar Receives R01 Research Grant to Investigate New Treatments of Acute Lung Injury
April Paper Co-Authored by Michael Pinsky Given Special Recognition on Web-based Research Database
April Fourteen CCM Faculty Named in Pittsburgh Magazine's Best Doctors List
April Children’s Hospital ICU Team to Run Pittsburgh Marathon for the Ann E. Thompson Fund
April ProCESS Paper Receives Clinical Research Achievement Award from National Advocacy Group
April Jeremy Kahn Receives R01 to Develop New Critical Care Performance Measures
April Tara Wilson Hired as Project Manager to the Chair
April CCM Welcomes New Media Specialist
March Jeremy Kahn Quoted in Wall Street Journal Article on Planned Overhaul of Medicare Payments to Long-term-care Hospitals
March Members of Health Policy & Management Program Present at Society for Applied Anthropology Annual Meeting
March 4th Annual Fink Scholar Day Featured Innovation and Compelling Research
March Dr. Amesh Adalja Has Review Article on Bioterror Pathogens Published in the New England Journal of Medicine
March Pediatric Faculty and CCM Pioneer Peter Safar Featured in Pitt Med Winter 2015 Issue
March Dr. John Kellum Attends Royal Award Ceremony in Thailand
March Dr. Douglas White Quoted in New York Times Article on the Issues Surrounding 30-Day Mortality Metric
February Barbara Early Receives Chancellor’s Award for Staff for Excellence in Service to the University
February Special Report by Dr. Polderman in Circulation Asks "How Low Should We Go?: Hypothermia or Strict Normothermia After Cardiac Arrest?"
February Researchers from the Center for Critical Care Nephrology Publish Multicenter Study of Variation in Risk and Mortality of AKI in the American Journal of Nephrology
February Faculty, Fellows from the Department of Critical Care Medicine Recognized at the 44th SCCM Annual Congress
February Interview with Dr. Amesh Adalja, Part 2
February Dr. Cameron Dezfulian Publishes Editorial on Pediatric Post-Cardiac Arrest Myocardial Dysfunction in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine
January Drs. Gomez and Kellum Have Diagnostic Test Interpretation, Lactate in Sepsis, Published in JAMA
January Dr. Patrick Kochanek Receives the Dharmapuri Vidyasagar Award for Excellence in Pediatric Critical Care Medicine from SCCM
January Drs. Kahn, Angus, White & Yende Publish Research in Critical Care Medicine on the Epidemiology of Chronic Critical Illness in the U.S.
January Dr. Doug White Senior Authors Guidelines for Managing Conscientious Objections
January Study Led by Dr. Sachin Yende Suggests Pneumonia May Be a Risk Factor for Cardiovascular Disease
January Dr. Bradley Molyneaux is Co-First Author of Paper Published in Neuron
January Crowdfunding Campaign to Test ThinkSepsis App for Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Launches on January 21
January Interview with Dr. Amesh Adalja, Parts 1 and 2
January Drs. Elmer and Emlet Author Research on Reintubation in Critical Care
January Study Led by Dr. John Kellum, Exploring Biomarkers Indicative of AKI, Featured in Medical Xpress
January CCM Faculty Author Top Articles in Critical Care
January GenomeWeb Features Study, Led by Dr. John Kellum, of Biomarkers Indicative of AKI
January Clinical Investigation of the Discussion of Critically Ill Patients' Preferences and Values, by Drs. Scheunemann and White, Published in Critical Care Medicine
January Drs. Kellum, Murugan, and Clermont Publish Clinical Research on AKI Severity in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology
January Dr. Derek Angus’ Article on Sepsis is Most Read Paper in 2014 in the Medical Journal Database, QxMD
January Dr. Raghavan Murugan Comments on Personalized Medicine Movement in ICUs in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine
January Drs. Kochanek and Dezfulian Publish Article on E-CPR in Resuscitation, Jan. 2015 Issue
January Dr. David Huang Interviewed in Emergency Medicine News on EM/CCM Certification