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19th Annual Safar Symposium Welcomed Freedom House 2.0
Tuesday, June 14, 2022 4:00 PM

The 19th Annual Safar Symposium, held as a hybrid event on May 26-27, 2021, introduced attendees to Freedom House 2.0, in addition to the symposium’s traditional program of investigator presentations, a keynote address, multi-departmental trainees’ research day, and the WISER simulation lecture session. Freedom House 2.0 (FH2.0) is… Read more…

Melinda Hamilton Graduates from ELAM Leadership Program

Professor Melinda Hamilton, MD, MS graduated in the class of 2022 from the Hedwig van Ameringen Executive Leadership in Academic…

Neurologic Critical Care Fellowship Receives ACGME Accreditation

The UPMC Neurologic Critical Care (NCC) fellowship training program became one of the first five such programs in the US…

$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…

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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