Neurologic Critical Care Fellowship Receives ACGME Accreditation
Tuesday, May 03, 2022 12:47 PM

The UPMC Neurologic Critical Care (NCC) fellowship training program became one of the first five such programs in the US to be granted accreditation status by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME). The ACGME is the preeminent accrediting body for medical training programs in the US. Now,… Read more…

$1 Million Gift from Alba Tull to Benefit Children’s Neuroscience Institute
UPMC Children’s Hospital Foundation today announced it has received a $1 million gift from Alba Tull to advance pediatric neuroscience…

Four Trainees Win Abstract Awards at Fink Scholar Day

At the 11th Annual Mitchell P. Fink Scholar Day, four trainee investigators were awarded prizes for their research in one…

Fink Scholar Day Program 2022
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The 11th Annual Mitchell P. Fink Scholar Day—a signature scholarship event of the Department of Critical Care Medicine—will…

Pediatric Neurocritical Care Educational Series Goes Global

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic—and with modest expectations for attendance—Dennis Simon, MD and two colleagues launched the monthly…

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"We experienced the frustrations of trying to provide respirator care for unconscious patient care in various locations of the hospital without the help of trained inhalation therapists and specialty trained nurses. In 1958 therefore, we initiated and established an Intensive Care Unit adjacent to the post-anesthesia recovery room."

- Peter Safar, MD, cardiopulmonary resuscitation pioneer