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December Sachin Yende, MD, Appointed Interim Deputy Chief of Staff at VAPHS
December Champion of Women’s Issues Honored with National GWIMS Leadership Award
November Two Critical Care Medicine Faculty Cited as Top 1% of Researchers Worldwide
November Tim Girard, MD, MSCI Awarded U01 Grant from NHLBI
September Alicia Au, MD, MS, Promoted to Associate Medical Director
August Endowment for Anoxic Brain Injury Gifted to Safar Center
August Lori Shutter, MD, is Co-PI for BOOST-3, a $32 Million, Multicenter, Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Trial
August Chris Seymour, MD, MSc, Provides Expert Commentary for Sepsis Alliance Educational Video
August New Leadership Appointments in Pediatric Critical Care
August 8th Annual AKI Symposium Features Kidney Health Experts and Patient Advocate
August Ian Barbash, MD, MS, Awarded K08 Grant to Evaluate SEP-1 Program
July Giving Plasma to Trauma Patients with Severe Bleeding During Air Transport Saves Lives 
July Dr. Alicia Au Receives NIH Career Development Award
July Pediatric Sepsis Care Within an Hour Decreases Chance of Death, Largest Ever Analysis Finds
July ACCESS MAPS Project Awarded Pitt SEED Project Funding
July Jeremy Kahn, MD, Appointed Chair NIH Study Section
July Critical Illness Recovery Center opens at UPMC Mercy
June Chair of Critical Care Medicine Calls for a Bold Approach to Fight Sepsis
June Raghavan Murugan, MD, MS, Awarded Grant to Study a Test for AKI in Pregnant Women
June PARTNER Family Support Program Launched in Transplant ICU
June Three Critical Care Physicians Selected for Mini-MBA Program
June Travis Jackson, PhD, Awarded R01 NIH Grant to Study TBI
May Team Approach to Support Families Improves ICU Patient-Centered Care and Lowers Costs
May New England Journal of Medicine Editorial Accompanies PARTNER Study Results Paper
May Infection Blood Test of Limited Value in Reducing Antibiotic Use
May Use of Opioids During Most of Hospital Stay and Insufficient Opioid Weaning Before Discharge May Increase Odds of Outpatient Opioid Prescription
May 16th Annual Safar Symposium Tackles Opioid Epidemic
May Research on Genetic Components of Traumatic Brain Injury has Implications for Precision Medicine
May First Annual CRISMA-DBMI Research Conference
May Derek Angus, MD, Talks “Precision Medicine in the ICU” for Breathe Easy Podcast
May Fourteen Critical Care Physicians Named Best Doctors in America for 2017
March In Memoriam: Chester B. Hollinger, MD
March Christopher Seymour, MD, MSc, appointed to the International Sepsis Forum Council; Joins Department Chair Derek Angus
March Christopher W. Seymour, MD, MSc, Promoted to Associate Professor
March Pitt Researcher Leads Multinational Survey of Fluid Removal Practices
March T32 Post-Doctoral Scholar Jessica Wallisch, MD, Wins SCCM In-Training Award
March Deepika Mohan, MD, MPH, Promoted to Associate Professor
February Marie Baldiserri, MD, MPH, Promoted to Professor
February Matthew Rosengart, MD, MPH, to be Inducted into The American Society for Clinical Investigation
February Hülya Bayır, MD, Honored with 2018 Chancellor's Distinguished Research Award
January ICU Rounding Checklists Need Improvement, Study Finds
January Night Shift Video Game Featured on NPR
January Think Sepsis, Save Lives Event to Feature CCM Experts
January Pediatric Intensivist Melinda Hamilton to Co-Chair Professional Development Subcommittee
January Call for Abstracts: 2018 Fink Scholar Day
January Pitt a National Leader for Critical Care Organizations