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Five Former Fellows Attain Neurocritical Care Certification
Wednesday, February 19, 2020 7:53 PM

In a first for the UPMC Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program (MCCTP), five former fellows have passed the Neurocritical Care certification examination. Namir Khandker, MD trained in the two-year Adult Neurologic Critical Care Program while Vikram Balakumar, MD, Ruth Musselman, MD, Carlos Pacheco, MD and Aaron Skolnik, MD all… Read more…

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

The UPMC…

Bob Clark, MD & Hülya Bayır, MD receive Grant to Find Druggable Mitochondrial Targets after Pediatric Brain Injury

Principal investigators Bob Clark, MD and Hülya Bayır, MD have received funding for a five-year, $2.9 million, R01 award from…

Kate Kernan, MD, MFA, Selected as a Scholar in the PCCTSD Program

Assistant professor Kate Kernan, MD, MFA, is one of three physician-scientists from across the United States selected as a 2020…

Sepsis Associated with 1 in 5 Deaths Globally, Double Previous Estimate

Twice as many people as previously believed are dying of sepsis worldwide, according to an analysis published today in…

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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