Christopher Schott, MD, MS, RDMS, FACEP, Recognized for Excellence in Medical Education

Assistant Professor of Critical Care Medicine and Emergency Medicine Christopher Schott, MD, MS, RDMS, FACEP, is the recipient of a 2019 Faculty Award from Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society (AOA) at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. The award recognizes a faculty member who consistently goes above and beyond in their role as a medical educator or in setting an example in patient care. Included in the award is conferral of membership in AOA.

Dr. Schott is also recognized by the Pitt Medical Student Curriculum Committee as one of four faculty members for excellence in medical education based on student evaluations of courses taught.

Several of the Curriculum Committee members took the Critical Care Medicine Elective Clerkship and believed it to be “fantastic…primarily due to [Dr. Schott’s] talent as an educator, active involvement as a course director, and the excellence of the WISER simulation sessions,” said Phillip Wagner, fourth-year medical student and committee member.

Dr. Schott is an expert in ultrasonography instruction and is a Co-director of the Pittsburgh Ultrasound Blog, a tool to expand the knowledge and skills of the point-of-care ultrasound community. He is Director of Ultrasonography in the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and is Director of two medical student rotations: the Point-of-Care Ultrasound Elective and the Critical Care Elective.