An ICU Wedding on Short Notice
Tuesday, November 12, 2019 8:52 PM

It was not the wedding they would have planned but “It worked out perfect,” said the bride, Amy Harvey Shilling, of Erie.

Her now husband, Matt Shilling sought medical care at UPMC Hamot after antibiotics for bronchitis did not resolve his health problem. An ultrasound of his heart showed severe… Read more…

INCLINE Grant for Neurocritical Care Research Awarded to Sherry Chou, MD, MMSc

Sherry Chou, MD, MMSc, was been selected to receive the Neurocritical Care Society’s 2019 Investing in Clinical Neurocritical Care Research…

David T. Huang, MD, MPH Promoted to Professor

David T. Huang, MD, MPH, has been promoted to Professor of Critical Care Medicine, effective September 1, 2019. He is…

Dennis Phillips, DO ,Appointed Co-Chair of GME LEAPS committee

Dennis Phillips, DO, has been appointed to the position of co-chair of the Leadership in Education And Patient Safety (LEAPS)…

Patrick Kochanek, MD, MCCM, Awarded Distinguished Professor Honor

Patrick M. Kochanek, MD, MCCM, was awarded the title of Distinguished Professor by Chancellor Patrick Gallagher, effective October 1, 2019.…

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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