Ryan Vance, MD (He/Him)

  • PGY-2

Make sure to pack an umbrella and always bring cash if you want to eat at Noodlehead.

-  Ryan Vance, MD 

About Me

Hometown: Mount Laurel, NJ
College/University: Saint Joseph's University 
Medical School: Cooper Medical School
What are your career goals?
Work in the ED and teach in the Philadelphia area
What did you do the summer before internship?
Went to Sonoma and San Francisco
What do you like to do outside of medicine? 
Read, run/work out, watch a lot of HBO Max, Nintendo switch.

Reflections on the Pitt EM Program

What were you looking for in a residency program? 
Good people, good learning, good patient care
What are the strengths of the Pitt EM program? 
Exposure to all kinds of pathology in numerous clinical settings, a lot of simulation sessions 
Tell us about your residency classmates! How long did it take to connect?
They work hard, but like to have fun. We connected right as everyone moved to Pittsburgh 
What is one thing that surprised you about Pitt/UPMC?
How many residents end up staying on as faculty 

About Pitt EM and Pittsburgh

What do you like best about living in Pittsburgh/Western PA?
Way more quiet than Philly 
Where did you choose to live, and why?
Eastside Bond in Shadyside, mostly for the gym, pool and free coffee
Based on your experiences, what advice would you give to incoming applicants about moving to the 'Burgh?
Make sure to pack an umbrella, always bring cash if you want to eat at Noodlehead