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UPMC Presbyterian
UPMC Presbyterian and Oakland from Schenley Park 
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Faculty
UPMC Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty  
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Clinical Research
Studies occur in the hospital, ambulances, and the human physiology laboratory. We study provider health and safety as well as disease. 
Four Emergency Departments
Our Emergency Departments
We provide clinical services for over 200,000 patients per year at UPMC-Mercy, UPMC-Shadyside, UPMC-Presbyterian, Magee Women's Hospital and Shadyside Urgent Care. 
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Community Participation
Our department participates in a variety of Pittsburgh community events. Pittsburgh is a uniquely active community. 
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Residency and Fellowships
Bedside teaching and mentorship of residents is a core mission for our department. Alumni provide emergency care worldwide. 
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Emergency Medical Services
We provide medical direction for many EMS agencies in the region. Residents and fellows respond to critical cases for Pittsburgh EMS. 

News

DEM Researchers Win Awards at American Heart Association Meeting
Dr. Frank Guyette and Dr. David Salcido win awards at AHA ReSS....Learn More >
Post-Gazette article regarding UPP Stat-MD Communications Center (10/20/14)
Congratulations to Joseph Yanta, MD
Congratulations to Matt Sundermann
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Selects Impactful Faculty Members
Department of Emergency Medicine Alumni Reception @ ACEP 2014 - Chicago - 10/27/14
2014 UPMC Physician ACES Award
Congratulations to Chris Martin-Gill, MD MPH, who was chosen as one of the UPMC Physician Aces for 2014....Learn More >
Intervention Through Text Messages Cuts Binge Drinking in Young Adults
Brian Suffoletto, M.D., an assistant professor of emergency medicine at Pitt, decreased binge drinking in young adults using a text message intervention....Learn More >
ABC News National Tweet Chat - Emergency Medicine - July 8, 2014
Dr. Jon Rittenberger and Dr. Charissa Pacella participate in ABC News National Tweet Chat...Learn More >
Pitt researchers get $1.8 million grant to create ECG database (06/24/14)
The University of Pittsburgh Medical School, where the late CPR pioneer Peter Safar began resuscitation research, is leading an effort to glean life-saving information from thousands of electrocardiograms of sudden cardiac arrest victims....Learn More >

Events

Tue
Dec
2
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds at Mercy
8:15 am - 10:15 am
Tue
Dec
2
EMS Grand Rounds
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Thu
Dec
4
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Dec
11
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Dec
18
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Jan
8
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Jan
15
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Jan
22
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Jan
29
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Feb
5
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm