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A Model Hospital Policy for Allocating Scarce Critical Care Resources: Available Online now
Tuesday, March 24, 2020 6:17 PM




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A Model Hospital Policy for Allocating Scarce Critical Care Resources



To assist hospitals and health systems to implement a fair and transparent approach to allocating scarce critical care resources during the COVID-19 pandemic, we have created a model hospital policy that hospitals can download and adapt… Read more…

UPMC, AHN & Pittsburgh VA Healthcare Form Western PA ECMO Collaboration Team

Colleagues from UPMC, Allegheny Health Network (AHN) and Pittsburgh VA Healthcare have formed the Western Pennsylvania ECMO Collaboration Team to…

Timothy Girard, MD, MSCI, to be Inducted into the American Society for Clinical Investigation

Associate Professor Timothy Girard, MD, MSCI is to be officially inducted as a member of The American Society for Clinical…

Five Former Fellows Attain Neurocritical Care Certification

In a first for the UPMC Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program (MCCTP), five former fellows have passed the Neurocritical Care…

UPMC receives $3.7 million PCORI award to improve care for patients with sepsis and pneumonia

Novel adaptive design aims to optimize at-home interventions to reduce complications and readmission risk for sepsis and pneumonia survivors


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18th Annual Safar Symposium
University Club & WISER
8:00 am - 5:30 pm
18th Annual Safar Symposium
8:30 am - 12:00 pm
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"We experienced the frustrations of trying to provide respirator care for unconscious patient care in various locations of the hospital without the help of trained inhalation therapists and specialty trained nurses. In 1958 therefore, we initiated and established an Intensive Care Unit adjacent to the post-anesthesia recovery room."

- Peter Safar, MD, cardiopulmonary resuscitation pioneer