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Research Fellow Alumnus Leads COVID-19 Care in Wuhan
Wednesday, April 28, 2021 2:19 PM

Zhiyong Peng, MD and Colleagues Win Golden Team Award

There are few physicians in the world with more COVID-19 experience than Zhiyong Peng, MD. He is head of Critical Care Medicine at Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in China and a former Pitt research fellow (CCM ’13). In early… Read more…

Call for Abstracts: 18th Annual Safar Symposium

The 18th Annual Safar Symposium—a two-day event that includes the Multi-Departmental Trainees’ Research Day and the WISER Simulation Lecture Session—will…

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)…

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MAY
19
18th Annual Safar Symposium
Virtual
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
MAY
20
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