ERHPL Evaluates Heat Strain and Core Temperature in Firefighters Wearing Thermal Protective Clothing and Developed a Perceptual Hyperthermia Index to Evaluate the Risk for Exertional Heat Stress
The Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab (ERHPL) in conjunction with the University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine, and Department of Health and Physical Activity, has developed studies to investigate the physiological demands and risks associated with fire suppression and rescue.
Dr. Brian Suffoletto Recognized for Best Research Poster at Boston’s INEBRIA Conference
Dr. Brian Suffoletto of the Department of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center along with a multi-disciplinary team of researchers at the University of Pittsburgh, designed, tested and utilized social media technology (texting) as an intervention tool for college age students with hazardous drinking patterns.
15th Anniversary of Department of Emergency Medicine
30th Anniversary of Emergency Medicine Residency
The University of Pittsburgh Department of Emergency Medicine is celebrating the 30th Anniversary of the Emergency Medicine Residency and the 15th Anniversary of the Department of Emergency Medicine. Join past colleagues and the present faculty, residents, fellows, and staff as we share the special qualities of our programs!
PITTSBURGH TRIBUNE-REVIEW Article by Margaret Harding
Rehab tents renew firefighters on job in 90-plus heat
ERHPL Live Burn
The Emergency Responder Human Performance Lab (ERHPL) conducted its "Live Burn" exercise this week (July 13-16) at the Allegheny County Fire Training Academy.
Safar Symposium Trainee Research Day
The Departments of Emergency Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Anesthesiology, and Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation partnered for trainee research day.
New Toxicology Fellows
The UPMC Medical Toxicology Service would like to welcome Andrew King, MD and Nathan Menke, MD who have been selected as the new Toxicology fellows and will be starting July 1st.
Match Results: Residency Class of 2014
The University of Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Residency is pleased to announce individuals in the 2011 match.
Proposed CPR Study Open for Public Comment
The study will test new methods for performing CPR during out-of-hospital cardiac arrest. Clifton W. Callaway, MD, PhD is the local ROC site principal investigator.