Donald M. Yealy, MD

Professor of Emergency Medicine; Professor of Clinical and Translational Sciences, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; Chairman, Emergency Medicine; Vice President, UPMC Physician Services Division



Education

1989 Fellowship in Clinical Research, University of Pittsburgh

1988 Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency

1985 MD, Medical College of Pennsylvania

1981 BS, Villanova University

Biography

Dr. Yealy has over 300 scientific publications and editor of 3 textbooks, with research interests that include the following areas of emergency (field and ED) care: airway management; teamwork ; pneumonia; heart failure; pulmonary embolism; and sepsis. Keys to his work have been the following themes - How do we assess and treat acute illness? Can we do better? He has participated as PI or investigator in over $22 million of federally funded research, and is Co-PI of the Pitt Emergency Care K12 Scholar program through NHLBI. He also serves as Deputy Editor of the Annals of Emergency Medicine and a referee for 15 other journals.

Locally, Dr. Yealy leads faculty delivering care to nearly 1 million emergency department and urgent care patients each year. He is also a leader in hospital and health system quality efforts.

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