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Dennis Phillips, DO ,Appointed Co-Chair of GME LEAPS committee
Tuesday, October 08, 2019 4:22 PM

Dennis Phillips, DO, has been appointed to the position of co-chair of the Leadership in Education And Patient Safety (LEAPS) committee, a sub-committee of the Graduate Medical Education committee. The LEAPS committee oversees the experience and safety of residents and fellows. A clinical assistant professor of Anesthesiology, Dr. Phillips… Read more…

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.…

9th Annual AKI Symposium Features Kidney Health Experts and Researchers

Fostering Across-Campus Research Collaboration on Acute Kidney Injury and Promoting Kidney Health Education

The one-day AKI Symposium on October 31,…

UPMC Joins Clinical Trial to Test Abdominal Foam in Traumas

Trauma experts at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC will join a multi-center trial to evaluate the effectiveness…

Life or Death: Hospital Readiness for Pediatric Emergencies

Critically ill children brought to hospital emergency departments that are ill-prepared to care for pediatric emergencies have more than three…

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