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2016
December CRISMA Publication Makes International Rankings
December Military, Academia, and Industry Team Up for TBI Research
December CCM's Mohan has Viewpoint featured in November's JAMA
December Hulya Bayir Co-authors Companion Papers in Nature Chemical Biology
October Sherry Chou to be Given Young Alumni Award from McGill University
October MACRO to Provide Clinical Coordination Center Service for Pitt-led, Department of Defense Trauma Research Network
October Raghavan Murugan Awarded R01 to Study Biomarkers in Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury
October Michael Pinsky Awarded an R01 to Develop a Model for Detecting and Predicting Shock in ICUs
October Hernando Gomez Awarded a K08 to Study the Mechanisms by which Sepsis Causes Multiple Organ Dysfunction
October CRISMA Student Researcher Given Clinical Science Award for Research on Sepsis Mortality Performance Measures
October Matthew Neal Receives Funding from Two Federal Sources
October 6th Annual AKI Symposium Encouraged Interdisciplinary Dialogue on Complex Themes in Critical Care Nephrology
October Neurocritical Care Society 2016 Meeting Includes Lectures and Presentations from CCM Faculty
October CCM Faculty Take Part in ESICM Annual Congress in Milan
October An Elderly Parent May Struggle to Recover from a Stay in the ICU, But You Can Help - The Washington Post
October Second Phase of a Study Aimed at Predicting Patient Instability Receives Funding
October Christopher Seymour Awarded Long-Term Grant from NIH to Study Sepsis Endotypes
October Multi-center Pitt-led Pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury Trial Completes Enrollment
October Murat Kaynar Participates in a UPMC-sponsored Medical Education Research Program
October Danielle Bajus, an Acute Care Nurse Practitioner in CCM, Saves Fellow Runner's Life During the Great Race
October Jeremy Kahn Awarded K24 Mentoring Grant to Train Junior Researchers in the Implementation of Effective Care Practices
October Kimberlee Barnhart and Jamie Murphy Participate in Medical Education Conference
September Welcome, Incoming Class of Adult Critical Care Medicine Fellows!
September 6th Annual AKI Symposium to be held on October 13, 2016
September Timothy D. Girard Hired as Visiting Associate Professor
September Raghavan Murugan Appointed Chief of Critical Care Medicine at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
September Janet Santucci Given Award for Commitment and Excellence in Service by UPMC
September Two CCM Faculty Awarded Grants from UPP Foundation
September Gilles Clermont Awarded National Science Foundation Collaborative Grant to Research ICU Management
September Welcome, First-Year PCCM Fellows
August Tough Talk: Difficult Conversations in the ICU and Beyond -- PittMed Magazine
August Gilles Clermont Awarded R21 to Investigate the Role of Low Platelet Counts in Critical Illness
August Douglas White Promoted to Professor
August CCM to Have Two Participants in the 2016 Marshall W. Webster Physician Leadership Program
August Christopher Seymour Receives Multiple Recognitions for Recent Achievements in Critical Care
July Hernando Gomez Awarded a Vascular Medicine Institute Grant
July More Doesn’t Mean Better When it Comes to Trauma Centers
July David Crippen Edits Book on Aging as an Intensivist
July What Doctors Know About How Bad It Is, and Won’t Say
June CCM Innovation Grants Awarded to Two Junior Researchers
June City of Pittsburgh Proclaims July 1 as Graduate Medical Education Day
June PCCM Hosts Intensive Communications Course Attended by Fellows and Faculty from around the Region
June Congratulations to the Fellows Class of 2016
June David Emlet Promoted to Research Assistant Professor
June Elizabeth Safar Memorial Award Given To Exemplary Med Student
June Multi-group Collaboration to Study Treatments for Head Injuries Uses Novel Approach
June Sepsis is “In the Spotlight” in the Latest “First Friday” Newsletter from UPMC
June Ericka Fink is Principal Investigator of Multicenter NIH Grant to Study Pediatric Cardiac Arrest
May Peter M. Winter, Pioneer of Simulation Technology, Dies at 81
May Dennis Simon is the Inaugural Recipient of the Children’s Trust Young Investigator Award
May Christopher Schott wins Golden Apple Teaching Award—Again
May Eighteen CCM Faculty Named in Pittsburgh Magazine's Best Doctors List
May CCM Fellowship Program Excels in Critical Care Knowledge Assessment Exam from SCCM
May Decision-Makers Hold Overly Optimistic Expectations for Critically Ill Patient Outcomes
May Murat Kaynar Comments on a Study in Science Magazine of a Cancer Treatment That Could Be Used to Fight Sepsis
April Blue Light Exposure Reduces Organ Damage in Mice, CRISMA Researchers Find
April Dr. Angus Interviewed in PittMed about Randomized Clinical Trials and Big Data
April Christopher Seymour Speaks at TEDx University of Pittsburgh
April Douglas White Named Vice Chair of Faculty Development
March Pitt Ranked One of Best Large U.S. Employers, 3rd among Universities
March Hülya Bayır to Serve as Member of Acute Neural Injury and Epilepsy (ANIE) Study Section
March March 2016 Issue of Shock Features Five Papers Summarizing CCM-Organized Meeting in Colombia
March Special Issue of Journal of Neurotrauma Features Operation Brain Trauma Therapy Consortium
March Introducing Canvas – A New Tool for Critical Care Education at Pitt
February Redefining Sepsis: An International Effort to Improve Patient Outcomes
February CCM at SCCM 2016
February Education Faculty and Fellows to Participate in UPMC Leadership Conference
February Jeremy Kahn Promoted to Professor
February NCC Fellowship Now Offering Three Training Track Options
February Department Issues Call for Abstracts for Fink Scholar Day 2016
January CCM Faculty Member Develops Peer-to-Peer Support Network for Physicians
January CCM Faculty Summarize TBI Research in 2015 for The Lancet Neurology
January CCM Fellows Assume Leadership Positions in the American College of Emergency Physicians