Pediatric Surgery News
Congratulations to Kimberly Cogley, MSN, MBA, Coordinator of the Colorectal and Hirschsprung Center at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, who has been selected as President-Elect for the American Pediatric Surgical Nurses Association, Inc. (APSNA).
The University of Pittsburgh paid tribute to the outstanding achievements of its faculty and students during their 42nd annual Honors Convocation on Friday, February 23, 2018 at the Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh Music Hall in Oakland.
Recently published work by the research team of George K. Gittes, MD demonstrated a major advance in long-term therapy for diabetes using gene therapy:
With great sadness, we report that our wonderful colleague and esteemed faculty member Aviva L. Katz, MD, MA, FACS, FAAP passed away on January 17, 2018. Dr. Katz was an accomplished surgeon, a brilliant ethicist, a loving wife and mother, and talented figure skater and will be sorely missed.
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.
Congratulations to our following faculty members who recently received research funding: