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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

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 >
Residency Teaching Award 2014
Resident Clinical Excellence Award
Recognition of Francis X. Guyette MD, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine
Dr. Frank Guyette was presented the Walter Thomas Citizen Award by PEHSC on June 11, 2014....Learn More >
David Salcido, PhD!
David successfully defended his PhD in Epidemiology. The topic of his research is predicting re-arrest in patients who have initial return of circulation after cardiac arrest....Learn More >
DEM Teaching Faculty Recognized by Pitt School of Medicine
Dr. Sue Dunmire and Dr. Adam Tobias were recognized by the outgoing 4th year medical student class this weekend....Learn More >
Pool Injuries Common and Preventable
Dr. Rittenberger discusses common pool injuries with NBC's Linda Carrol....Learn More >

Events

Thu
Aug
21
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Aug
21
UPP Emergency Medicine Family Picnic
2:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Tue
Aug
26
Emergency Medicine Journal Club
6:30 pm
Thu
Aug
28
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Sep
4
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Sep
11
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Sep
18
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Sep
25
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Oct
2
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:15 am - 12:00 pm
Thu
Oct
9
Emergency Medicine Residency Grand Rounds
Classroom 540-A, 230 McKee Place
8:00 am - 12:00 pm