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C4CA UPMC leaders and members
April 16, 2024

Prescription for Sustainability: Clinicians Leading the Charge Towards Greener Healthcare

Our department, UPMC, and Clinicians for Climate Action, led by Dr. Isabela Angelelli and other UPMC leaders, are committed to mitigating greenhouse gas emissions originating from healthcare systems in Pennsylvania and beyond. Many projects have been guided by our anesthesiologists, CRNAs, fellows…
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April 9, 2024

Department Work at 2024 SEA Spring Meeting

We will present work at the upcoming 2024 Spring meeting of the Society for Education in Anesthesia (SEA), which will take place from Friday April 19 - Sunday April 21 in Philadelphia, PA.
Dr. Paramita Basu
April 9, 2024

Dr. Paramita Basu Receives Texas Woman’s University Young Alumni Award

Paramita Basu, PhD, MS, received a Young Alumni Award from her graduate school alma mater, Texas Woman’s University, at a ceremony on April 6, 2024, in Denton, TX.
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April 8, 2024

Department Representation at 2024 International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Meeting

Drs. Theresa Gelzinis and Kathirvel Subramaniam will participate in the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation 44th Annual Meeting & Scientific Sessions, April 10 – 13, 2024, Prague, Czech Republic.
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April 8, 2024

Department Work at 2024 Pediatric Anesthesiology Meetings

Our faculty and trainees will present work at the upcoming 2024 pediatric anesthesiology meetings in Anaheim, CA – the Society for Pediatric Pain Medicine and Congenital Cardiac Anesthesia Society meetings on April 11, and the Society of Pediatric Anesthesia - American Academy of Pediatrics meeting…
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April 3, 2024

April 2024 Publications

Sixteen publications authored or co-authored by members of our team were published in April 2024.
Dr. Siamak Salavatian
April 3, 2024

Dr. Siamak Salavatian Invited to Speak at ISCE, UCLA, and INS Events

Siamak Salavatian, PhD, Director of Neuromodulation Research in our department, will present his work at the annual conference of the International Society for Computerized Electrocardiology, the UCLA Cardiac Neurobiology Research Program’s Distinguished Speaker Series, and the 16th World Congress…
Dr. Benedict Alter
March 29, 2024

Pain Medicine News Focuses on Dr. Benedict Alter’s Fibromyalgia Research Utilizing Digital Mapping

Dr. Alter led a recent study aiming to improve the diagnosis of fibromyalgia, an often underrecognized condition, particularly in older patients and men.
students participating in the Anatomy, Ultrasound, and Regional Anesthesia elective
March 29, 2024

Elevating the Medical Student Experience: Anatomy, Ultrasound, and Regional Anesthesia Elective

Designed for those with a keen interest in anatomy, ultrasound technology, and regional anesthesia, this elective encapsulates the essence of interdisciplinary learning and early clinical exposure.
Jacques Chelly
March 26, 2024

Dr. Jacques Chelly Invited to Serve on Scientific Board and Present Lectures, Including Keynote Talk, at International Conferences

Jacques E. Chelly, MD, PhD, MBA, will play key roles in two upcoming global scientific conferences.
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March 20, 2024

Faculty Presentations Planned for AACD Perioperative Leadership Summit

Several of our faculty members have insightful presentations on these topics lined up for the event.
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March 20, 2024

Spring 2024 AUA Gathering to Feature Presentations by Drs. Andrea Ibarra and Keith Vogt and Award Presentation

Andrea J. Ibarra, MD, MS, and Keith M. Vogt, MD, PhD, are set to participate in the 70th Annual Meeting of the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA), taking place from March 22nd to 24th, 2024. Hosted by the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, MO, the gathering…
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March 20, 2024

Department Representation at the 2024 ASRA Meeting

We are excited to announce our lineup of presentations that will be featured at the 49th Annual Regional Anesthesiology and Acute Pain Medicine (ASRA) Meeting, taking place from March 21 to 23, 2024, at the Hilton Bayfront San Diego in San Diego, California.
Nathan Hyre, MD, at Pitt Match Day 2024
March 19, 2024

2024 Match Brings Twenty-Two Top Students to Our Residency Program

We matched 22 top students (15 categorical and three advanced residents; three Panther Research Scholars; and one Combined Anesthesiology/Pediatrics resident) from the 1,880 candidates who applied to our program.
2024 international research scholars
March 19, 2024

Celebrating Success: International Scholars Secure Residency Placements

All five of our current eligible international research scholars, Drs. Yun Chen, Hagar Hamouda, Valdemir Kim, Orkun Kopac, and Yuli Lee, secured positions in residency programs for the upcoming 2024-2025 academic year.