Congratulations to our following doctors and advanced practice providers who made UPMC’s Fiscal Year 2017 Excellence in Patient Experience, Physician and Medical Staff Honor Roll. This annual award is given to providers with at least 10 survey responses who consistently achieve a 9-10 rating in the “Rate provider” domain on Press Ganey’s Clinician and Group Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CGCAHPS) survey. This survey measures patients’ perceptions of care delivered by providers in an office setting.
Abdominal Transplant Surgery News
Congratulations to our following faculty members who recently received research funding:
Congratulations to Richard L. Simmons, MD, who received the 2017 American Society of Transplant Surgeons (ASTS) Pioneer Award, the most distinguished award bestowed upon an individual by the ASTS for a significant contribution to the field of transplantation.
The University of Pittsburgh paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of its faculty and students during their 41st annual Honors Convocation on Saturday, February 24, 2017 at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Music Hall.
Congratulations to Drs. Abhinav Humar, Stefan Scholtz, and Atilla Soran, whose publications were included in the annual University Times “Books, Journals, and More” feature section (Volume 49, Issue 15, March 30, 2017). The following works published in 2016 were highlighted:
With great sadness, we share news of the passing of Thomas E. Starzl, MD, PhD on March 4, 2017 at his home in Pittsburgh.
Congratulations to Geoff J. Bond, MD, who was recently honored with two awards related to patient satisfaction.
Dr. Bond won the Excellence in Patient Experience – Physician and Advanced Practice Providers Honor Roll Award for fiscal year 2016. The criterion for this distinction is consistently achieving 100% top box scores, “Rate Provider 9-10” for physicians and advanced practice providers with a minimum size of 10 or more.