Rachel Sackrowitz, MD, MBA

Associate Professor of Critical Care Medicine

Chief Medical Officer, UPMC ICU Service Center

Contact Information

sackrowitzre[at]upmc.edu
412-647-8499

Administrative Contact:
Joanne Woodson

Education & Training

BA, Psychology, Amherst College, 1997
MD, New York University School of Medicine, 2004
Residency, Internal Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2007
Fellowship, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical Center, 2010
MBA, Stern School of Business New York University, 2017

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Evidence-based medicine in critical care
  • System-wide quality improvement
  • Cost reduction in hospitalized patients
  • Telemedicine and regional care delivery


Sackrowitz, R. Addressing ICU burnout using tele-technology to expand the team. Becker’s Health IT and CIO Report, August 2018.

Sackrowitz, R. Different challenges, shared experiences and common purpose. Becker’s Hospital Review, May 2018.

Chief Medical Office, ICU Service Center

A. Lee Winston Award for Excellence in Critical Care, Compassion, and Humanitarianism
American Women's Association Award For Academic Excellence
Alpha Omega Alpha