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March 2019

Florian Mayr, MD, MPH, Receives K23 Award from NIGMS
March 25, 2019
Florian Mayr, MD, MPH, a CRISMA Translational and Clinical Science program faculty member, has been awarded a K23 grant by the National Institute of General Medical Sciences (NIGMS). The project, entitled ‘A precision medicine framework to improve long-term outcomes in Sepsis…read more...
Meet CCM’s 2019-2020 Chief Fellows
March 18, 2019

The Office of Education at the Department of Critical Care Medicine is pleased announce the appointment of three Chief Fellows for the 2019-2020 academic year.

The Pediatric Critical Care Medicine Chief Fellow is Madiha Raees, MD, who is one of 14 pediatric…read more...

Jeremy Kahn, MD, MS, Received R35 Award
March 13, 2019

Jeremy Kahn, MD, MS, is the first CCM faculty member to receive an Outstanding Investigator Award—known as an R35 award—from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) of the National Institutes of Health. His R35, entitled “Organizational strategies for…read more...

Hemodynamic Monitoring Textbook Co-edited by Michael Pinsky, MD
March 13, 2019

A new textbook for intensivists, entitled Hemodynamic Monitoring, was published recently and will be available for purchase at the 39th International Symposium on Intensive Care and Emergency Medicine in Brussels, March 19-22, 2019. The book, edited by Michael Pinsky, MD,…read more...

ECMO at UPMC Hamot Saves Young Man’s Life
March 13, 2019
A streamlined and efficient collaboration among medical specialties at UPMC Hamot, including the fledgling ECMO program, saved a 36 year-old Erie, Pennsylvania man’s life.  A massive heart attack was the last thing he was thinking about on Valentine’s Day 2019.…read more...
CCM Co-Develops Curriculum for Kazakhstan Students
March 11, 2019
Lori Shutter, MD, was part of a six-person, international medical education team from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM) to visit and collaborate with colleagues at the Nazarbayev University School of Medicine (NUSOM) in Astana, Kazakhstan. During the…read more...
8th Annual Mitchell P. Fink Scholar Day 2019
March 05, 2019

 

The 8th Annual Mitchell P. Fink Scholar Day, a signature scholarship event of the Department of Critical Care Medicine, will be held on the afternoon of April 16, 2019 at the University Club. The event is an opportunity for junior…read more...

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