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November 14, 2023

Dr. Andrea Ibarra Elected to AUA as Associate Member

Andrea Ibarra, MD, MS, was recently elected as an Associate Member of the Association of University Anesthesiologists (AUA), a professional organization dedicated to fostering mentorship, diversity, inclusivity, and professional growth within anesthesiology.

Dr. Ibarra's nomination and…

November 7, 2023

Student Mentorship Workshop Welcomes Future SRNAs Into the Clinical Arena

In collaboration with John M. O'Donnell, DrPH, CRNA, and faculty in the University of Pittsburgh Nurse Anesthesia Program, we cohosted a Student Mentorship Workshop on November 4, 2023, at UPMC Shadyside
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November 6, 2023

November 2023 Publications

 

The following publications authored or co-authored by members of our team were published over the past month. View our ongoing collection of journal articles from department authors on …

November 6, 2023

Suellen Gallegos Receives Cameos of Caring Nursing Award

The Cameos of Caring® Program & Awards pays tribute to the exceptional contributions of nurses working in acute care hospitals.
November 6, 2023

November 2023 Publications

The following publications authored or co-authored by members of our team were published over the past month. View our ongoing collection of journal articles from department authors on …

November 6, 2023

UPMC APPreciation Week 2023: Honoring Our Exceptional Advanced Practice Providers

APPs are highly trained and trusted medical professionals who work hand-in-hand with physicians to assess, diagnose, and treat patients, creating a seamless and exceptional environment of care.
November 1, 2023

Tammy Nuzzo Joins UPMC Preceptor Academy

The UPMC Preceptor Academy is a diverse collective of Advanced Practice Providers whose mission is to nurture and sustain an unrivaled Center of Excellence. Their primary focus is to develop and advance clinical education for APPs by facilitating learning, mentorship, engagement, and fellowship for…
November 1, 2023

Dr. Cynthia Wells Helps Ignite Passion for Anesthesiology Careers at UPMC Jameson Robotics Day

Dr. Cynthia Wells took the stage alongside her colleagues from UPMC Jameson for the hospital's highly anticipated second annual Robotics Day.
October 27, 2023

Dr. Ramakrishna Mukkamala’s Expertise in Innovative Blood Pressure Monitoring Technologies Garners Media Spotlight

Ramakrishna Mukkamala, PhD, and his pioneering work in the realm of blood pressure monitoring technologies recently received recognition in various media outlets:

A Smarter Way…

October 24, 2023

APP Academy to Include Participation from Department Clinicians

The 4th Annual Advanced Practice Provider Academy will be held November 3-4, 2023, at Cumberland Woodlands Village in Allison Park, PA.
October 20, 2023

UPMC ENABLED Introduces Students to Healthcare Careers at Disability Mentoring Day

The UPMC ENABLED employee resource group partnered with other UPMC groups to participate in Disability Mentoring Day at UPMC Mercy on October 18th.
October 18, 2023

Dr. Carol Rose

It is with heavy hearts that we share the somber news of the passing of one of our esteemed former faculty members, Carol E. Rose, MD.

Dr. Rose embarked on her medical journey in 1978 at the University of Miami, defying norms and expectations as one of the few women among her peers, with…

October 18, 2023

UPMC Mercy CRNA Turns Pain Into Purpose

Stephanie A. Waters, MSN, CRNA, a nurse anesthetist at UPMC Mercy co-authored a children’s book in honor of her brother Kevin who passed away suddenly from encephalitis in January, aged 30.
October 18, 2023

Dr. Andrew Herlich Wins AAOMS Distinguished Service Award

The American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (AAOMS) presented Andrew Herlich, DMD, MD, FAAP, FASA, with a prestigious award at their 2023 annual meeting in San Diego on September 20. Dr. Herlich received the Distinguished Service Award for Non-Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (…

October 12, 2023

Dr. Wende Goncz Receives Reverend William A. Passavant Humanitarian Award

Wende A. Goncz, DO, MMM, received the Reverend William A. Passavant Humanitarian Award in recognition of her superb charitable works both at home and abroad. Dr. Goncz received the award at the Legacy of Caring Gala hosted by the Passavant Foundation on September 21, 2023.

The Legacy of…