Society of Cardiovascular Anesthesiologists

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

Institution Name:University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
ACGME Accredited?Yes
Participates in SF Match?Yes
Department Chair Name:Aman Mahajan, MD, PhD, MBA
ACTA Fellowship Director Name:Michael Boisen, MD
ACTA Fellowship Director Email (for publication)
Associate Program Director:Alice Whyte
Associate Program Director
Address 1:3471 Fifth Avenue Suite 402 LSK
Number of Positions:4
Clinical / Basic ResearchYes
Clinical / Clinical ResearchYes
Comments:UPMC’s Heart and Vascular Institute offers world-class training in adult cardiothoracic anesthesiology. In 2019, our division provided anesthesiology and perioperative care for over 2,000 open cardiac surgeries, 279 TAVRs, 78 non-TAVR structural heart procedures, 83 lung transplants, 52 durable ventricular assist devices and 34 adult heart transplants. We also support busy cardiac electrophysiology, adult thoracic and vascular/aortic  surgery, and ECMO programs. The core fellowship site, UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside, is the #15  ranked hospital nationally by U.S. News  & World Report and #1 in Pennsylvania. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is #12 nationally in NIH research funding.
Annual Salary:$68,207 + $2,500 Educational Stipend + $6,000 tuition benefit per academic year (fellows and dependent eligible)
Number of Fellows Completing Training in Previous 5 Years:20
Conference Available to Fellows (frequency / description):ACTA Fellow Didactic series (weekly); Perioperative Echo Rounds (weekly); Anesthesiology Patient safety/QI Conference (monthly); Adult Cardiac Surgery M&M (monthly) Journal Club (monthly); Departmental Grand Rounds (monthly); Interdepartmental Echocardiography Conference (monthly); Multidisciplinary Point-of-Care Ultrasound Conference (every other month)
Academic Fellow Activities – in the Previous 5 Years, Fellows were 1st or 2nd Author on: Abstracts18
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles:9
Book Chapters:8
Other Publications:4
Program Coordinator Name:Angela Schultz
Program Coordinator Phone:412-692-4528
Program Coordinator