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Call for Abstracts: 18th Annual Safar Symposium
Tuesday, March 23, 2021 1:43 PM

The 18th Annual Safar Symposium—a two-day event that includes the Multi-Departmental Trainees’ Research Day and the WISER Simulation Lecture Session—will be held on May 19-20, 2021 as a virtual event. The theme for the event is “Future Visions for Neuroprotection, Neuroanesthesia and Neurorehabilitation.”

This year, Ed Boyden, PhD from Massachusetts… Read more…

REMAP-CAP: COVID Trial Seeks New Partners

The University of Pittsburgh and UPMC collaboration seeks partners from medical institutions across the US to join the global REMAP-CAP:…

Catching Up with Ake Grenvik, MD

Ake Grenvik, MD, DJ, MCCM, left his native Sweden for Pittsburgh when intensive care medicine was in its infancy. It…

SCCM Turns 50

In a fitting tribute to its founding ties to the University of Pittsburgh, the Society of Critical Care Medicine (SCCM)…

Jeremy Kahn, MD, MS Appointed Vice Chair for Research

Professor Jeremy Kahn, MD, MS was appointed Vice Chair for Research for the Department of Critical Care Medicine, effective February…

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10th Annual Mitchell P. Fink Scholar Day
1:30 pm - 1:30 pm
18th Annual Safar Symposium
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
Safar Symposium WISER Simulation Lecture Series
Virtual: WISER
9:00 am - 12:30 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