Department of
Anesthesiology and Perioperative Medicine

Dr. Michael Boisen to Chair UPMC Presbyterian Transfusion and Blood Management Committee

Dr. Michael Boisen


Congratulations to Michael L. Boisen, MD, FASE, who was appointed Chair of the UPMC Presbyterian Transfusion and Blood Management Committee. This multidisciplinary committee comprises blood bank professionals, quality improvement specialists, and physician stakeholders representing the hospital’s Transfusion Medicine, Anesthesiology, Surgery, Emergency Medicine, and Hematology Services. The committee monitors transfusion practices and adverse events to improve quality and patient safety and works to optimize blood management through collaborations with UPMC’s Center for Perioperative Care and Patient Blood Management Program.