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UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Presbyterian as seen from Schenley Park  
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Faculty
UPMC Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty  
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Clinical Research
Studies occur in the hospital, ambulances, and the human physiology laboratory. We study provider health and safety as well as disease. 
Four Emergency Departments
Four Emergency Departments
The department provides clinical services for over 175,000 patients per year at UPMC-Mercy, UPMC-Shadyside, UPMC-Presbyterian Hospitals, and Magee Women's Hospital of UPMC. 
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Community Participation
Our department participates in a variety of Pittsburgh community events. Pittsburgh is a uniquely active community. 
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Residency and Fellowships
Bedside teaching and mentorship of residents is a core mission for our department. Alumni provide emergency care worldwide. 
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Emergency Medical Services
We provide medical direction for many EMS agencies in the region. Residents and fellows respond to critical cases for Pittsburgh EMS. 

News

Simpler treatment for sepsis called just as effective
The Department of Emergency Medicine and Center for Emergency Medicine highlighted in the current issue of EMS World Magazine
New Sleep Study Begins Enrollment
Dr. Daniel Patterson's new study, "SleepTrackTXTResearch Study" is beginning enrollment. The goal of the study is to track sleep and fatigue in emergency workers in real time. For more details or to enroll, click here....Learn More >
Dr. Jon Rittenberger, Discusses Weather-Related Injuries as Temperatures Plummet
WTAE noon News-featuring Dr. Jon Rittenberger...Learn More >
DEM Physicians Discuss Dangers of Cold Weather and How to Avoid Them
Dave Bondy's story on the WPXI noon News-featuring Dr. Jon Rittenberger....Learn More >
DEM Physician Discusses Winter Medical Issues:
Dr. Jon Rittenberger discusses potential dangers...Learn More >
DEM Researcher Featured on EMCrit Podcast
Dr. Jon Rittenberger was interviewed by Dr. Scott Weingart...Learn More >
DEM Researchers Editorial in the New England Journal of Medicine
Drs. Jon Rittenberger and Clif Callaway were asked to comment...Learn More >
DEM Researchers Win Young Investigator Awards at 2013 AHA Resuscitation Science Symposium
Mr. David Salcido was awarded with one of the AHA Resuscitation Science Symposium Young Investigator awards...Learn More >
Dr. Ankur Doshi, receives Sheldon Adler Award
Ankur Doshi, MD, received the Sheldon Adler Award for Innovation in Medical Education...Learn More >

Events

Thu
Apr
24
Preshospital Grand Rounds
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue
May
20
Emergency Medicine Residency Journal Club
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed
May
21
DEM K12 Scholars Program welcomes Dr. Mark Angelos
Dr. Mark Angelos will speak to us on the topic of "Translating bench research to clinical care".
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tue
Jun
10
Emergency Medicine Residency Journal Club
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Wed
Jun
18
DEM K12 Scholars Program welcomes Dr. Alan Jones
Dr. Alan Jones will speak to us on the topic of "Successfully transitioning from phase II to phase III trials".
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm