Adam Tobias, MD, MPH

Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine; Disaster Committee, UPMC Presbyterian; Assistant Program Director for Emergency Medicine Residency; Resident Scholarly Activity Panel Co-Director, Emergency Medicine Residency; Evaluation System Program Director, Emergency Medicine Residency; Co-Director, Fourth-Year Medical Student Emergency Medicine Clerkship



2011 Masters of Public Health, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health

2011 Fellowship in Emergency Medical Services, University of Pittsburgh

2009 Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine, University of Pittsburgh

2006 Doctor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

2000 BS, University of Michigan College of Literature, Science, and the Arts


Dr. Tobias serves as Assistant Program Director of the Emergency Medicine Residence program. He has a strong interest in resident and medical student education, serving as course director of the emergency medicine residents Difficult Airway Course and as co-course director of the fourth-year medical student clerkship in Emergency Medicine and of the Get Ready for Residency course. He is also the creator and course director of the Bystander Emergency Response elective for first-year medical students.

Dr. Tobias is also a faculty member of the EMS Division within the Department of Emergency Medicine and is board-certified in EMS. He serves as an Assistant Medical Director for the Pittsburgh EMS; Medical Director of Kennywood and Sandcastle EMS, and is involved with various other aspects of EMS within Western Pennsylvania. He is a command physician for Stat MedEvac and provides online medical command in the STAT-MD Communications Center. He is the past recipient of the SAEM EMS Fellowship grant. He is also a past member of the Board of Trustees of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.


Arnold Gold Humanism in Medicine Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2014

Clinical Educator of the Year Award, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2014

Alpha Omega Alpha Faculty Award University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2016

Young Educator of the Year, Clerkship Directors in Emergency Medicine (CDEM), 2016