Department of Medicine
Monday, July 6, 2020
When it comes to data on COVID-19, there are disparities between what information states are recording and reporting—especially when it comes to race. Utibe Essien, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine, explains why racial data is so important to track.
Monday, June 29, 2020
Sponsored by the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion, a recent book club welcomed nearly 100 people to discuss the bestselling Ibram X. Kendi book. See what their next pick is and how to join.
Wednesday, May 27, 2020
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
The symptoms, treatment and other medical information about the novel coronavirus can be difficult for some people to understand. Six Pitt Med students led the production of an illustrated guide written in plain language to help.
Monday, March 30, 2020
A group of Pitt medical students have started sprawling volunteer efforts to help children and adults in need, both virtually and door to doorstep.
Thursday, February 6, 2020
Tuesday, February 4, 2020
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Walid Gellad, associate professor of medicine and health policy and director of Pitt’s Center for Pharmaceutical Policy and Prescribing, is using machine-learning algorithms to predict who is at risk of opioid misuse and overdose.
Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Monday, December 3, 2018
New research from Pitt and UPMC demonstrates what many doctors have long assumed — that climate and alcohol intake are related.