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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):
Address 1: 3471 Fifth Avenue Suite 402 LSK
City: Pittsburgh
State: PA
Zip: 15213
Country: USA
Phone: 412-692-4528
Fax: 412-692-4515
Number of Positions: 4
Clinical / Basic Research Yes
Clinical / Clinical Research Yes
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: Abstracts 18
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles: 9
Book Chapters: 8
Other Publications: 4
Program Coordinator Name: Angela Schultz
Program Coordinator Phone: 412-692-4528
Program Coordinator Email: