Scott Gunn, MD

Professor of Critical Care and Emergency Medicine
Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs and Quality Improvement

Contact Information


Administrative Contact:
Joanne Woodson

Education & Training

BS, Exercise Physiology, Brigham Young University, 1987
MD, University of Minnesota, 1996
Residency, Emergency Medicine, Hennepin County Medical Center, 1999
Fellowship, Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, 2001

Research, Clinical & Academic Interests

  • Quality improvement
  • Health care leadership
  • Interface between emergency medicine and critical care medicine

Gunn SR, Rogers PL, Fink MP, Grenvik A, Gunnerson KJ, Huang D. Critical care training for emergency physicians. Ann Emerg Med. 2003 Jun;41(6):886-7.

Gunn SR, Early BJ, Zenati MS, Ochoa JB.  Use of a Nasal Bridle Prevents Accidental Nasoenteral Feeding Tube Removal. Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. Jan/Feb 2009; Vol. 33(1); 50-54.

Early BJ, Huang DT, Callaway CW, Zenati M, Angus DC, Gunn SR, Yealy DM, Unikel D, Billiar TR, Peitzman AB, Sperry JL. Multidisciplinary acute care research organization (MACRO): If you build it, they will come. J Trauma Acute Care Surg. Jul 2013; 75(1):106-9.

Al-Jaghbeer M, Tekwani S, Gunn S, Kahn J. Incidence and Etiology of Potentially Preventable ICU Readmissions. Crit Care Med. Sept 2016; 44(9):1704-9

Medical Director, Surgical Trauma Intensive Care Unit, UPMC Presbyterian University Hospital
Medical Director, Respiratory Therapy Services, UPMC Presbyterian University Hospital
Medical Director, Advanced Practice Program, Department of Critical Care Medicine
Director, Clinical Leadership Track, Critical Care Medicine Multidisciplinary Critical Care Training Program 

Fellow, American College of Critical Care Medicine (FCCM) 2009
Pittsburgh Magazine's list of the "Best Doctors in Pittsburgh" for 2016-2018