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‘From Pittsburgh to the World’

“From Pittsburgh to the World” is the message on a banner at the Global Links headquarters in Green Tree. Surrounding the banner is detailed pottery from Cuba, lucky ekekos from Bolivia and beautifully painted feathers from Nicaragua. Adjacent to these mementos of thanks from communities around the world is a window that sits eye-level with I-376 West […]


Medical malpractice 101: A primer

This is the first installment of a four-part series. Part I: Introduction Medical malpractice is an unfortunate issue that all physicians are forced to confront from time to time. My background for this topic includes the following: I am a retired diagnostic radiologist who is certified by the American Board of Radiology. My principle areas […]


A call to action for hepatitis c virus screening during pregnancy

Catherine A. Chappell, MD, MSc Debra L. Bogen, MD, FAAP, FABM One of the most significant consequences of the opioid crisis is the increasing prevalence of hepatitis c virus (HCV) infection among young persons, including pregnant women. In 2015, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reported a 364% increase in HCV infection among persons less […]


Upcoming Events


Fit with a Physician
7/17/2019 - 07/15/2019
10:00:00 AM-12:00:00 PM
Frick Park

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Audience: Everyone

Doctors Without Borders Recruitment Info Session

7/25/2019 - 7/25/2019
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Thelma Lovette YMCA of Greater Pittsburgh
Conference Room
2114 Centre Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219

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Audience: Everyone

8/12/2019 - 8/12/2019
8:30:00 AM-4:45:00 PM
4227 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Department of Psychiatry
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Audience: Everyone

Fit with a Physician
8/21/2019 - 5/15/2019
10:00:00 AM-12:00:00 PM
Highland Park

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Audience: Everyone

Pediatric Bipolar Spectrum Disorders Gazing into the Crystal Ball: What Can You See & What Can You Do?
10/3/2019 - 10/3/2019
8:30:00 AM-4:30:00 PM
University Center at the University of Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh
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Audience: Physicians

Photos from the 2019
Allegheny County Medical Society Foundation Gala
March 2, 2019

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