News

‘Is There a Doctor On Board?’
Using data from UPMC’s STAT-MD Communications Center, a 24-hour, physician-directed medical command center
Dr. Chris Martin-Gill, EMS Medical Director, receives EMS Champions Award
Chris was recognized for his contributions to EMS in the region
DEM Researchers Win Awards at 2013 Safar Symposium
Two researchers in the Department of Emergency Medicine received awards at today’s 11th Annual Safar Symposium.
Dr. Paul Phrampus, Director of WISER, and Dr. Josh Shulman, PGY-1 Resident, are featured on KDKA
to discuss the WISER Center and the benefits of simulation training.
UPMC Post Cardiac Arrest Service (PCAS) featured in Pittsburgh Magazine
"This is a wonderful example of the excellence here in Pitt/UPMC emergency medicine; the excellence starts in the field, through the EDs and into the post-arrest care, all served by our faculty and trainees. Not only is the care cutting edge and patient focused, it is done with compassion, leveraging the talents outside our department. This is Pitt and Pitt EM!" Donald M. Yealy, MD, Professor and Chair of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Ron Roth Discusses Safety Measures Taken at This Year's Pittsburgh Marathon
Pittsburgh Marathon Medical Director, Dr. Ron Roth discusses in an interview with KDKA News the safety measures taken at the Pittsburgh Marathon
Dr. David Hirsch, Residency Class of 2008, assists those injured at the Boston Marathon bombing
In the attached article, Dr. Hirsch describes the experience and how our Emergency Medicine Residency program helped him to prepare for events like this.
Dr. Brian Suffoletto to present research on symptoms of mTBI among ED patients
Dr. Brian Suffoletto chosen to present research at 11th Annual Safar Symposium at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Firefighter volunteers needed for study
Participate in a study examining the two-cylinder rule and firefighter performance.
Study by Dr. Brian Suffoletto: Mobile Phone Text Messaging to Assess Symptoms After Mild Traumatic Brain Injury and Provide Self-Care Support: A Pilot Study
This pilot study focused on ED patients with mTBI and associated post-concussive symptoms (PCS).