Matthew Siedsma, MD

  • Clinical Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine
  • Medical Director, Trauma Burn ICU, UPMC Mercy Hospital
  • Physician Chair, UPMC Mercy Mortality Support Committee

    Education & Training

  • BS, Psychology, Duke University, 2003
  • MD, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2008
  • Residency, Internal Medicine and Emergency Medicine, University of Illinois-Chicago, 2013
  • Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2015
  • Research Fellowship, CRISMA, University of Pittsburgh, 2016
Representative Publications

Siedsma MP, Le TQ, Kahn JM, Seymour CW. The Effect Of Clinical Trial Results On The Use Of Neuromuscular Blockade For Severe ARDS. InA105. Critical Care: Variability in Care, Opportunities for Adoption or Deadoption. 2016 May (pp. A2752-A2752). American Thoracic Society.

Kessler C, Scott NL, Siedsma M, Jordan J, Beach C, Coletti CM. Interunit handoffs of patients and transfers of information: a survey of current practices. Annals of emergency medicine. 2014 Oct 1;64(4):343-9.

Siedsma M, Emlet L. Physician burnout: can we make a difference together? Critical Care. 2015 Dec;19(1):273.


► Full listing on Pub Med

Research Interests
  • Healthcare professional wellness and burnout
  • Use of web-based learning and simulation in medical education
  • Protocolized care and use of clinical checklists