University of Pittsburgh

John F. Mahoney, MD

Associate Dean for Medical Education
Professor of Emergency Medicine

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

S592 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Phone: 412-648-8714
Fax: 412-383-7477

Dr. Mahoney has long championed curricular improvement and innovation at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

In addition to being one of the designers of the school's integrated clerkships, he has led changes in medical education methodology and content that have significantly influenced the entire curriculum. His creativity has resulted in hallmark innovations in simulation, public health preparedness and technology. His career activities focus on curriculum development, programmatic quality assurance and accreditation, and international medical education.

Dr. Mahoney has held positions at Pittsburgh since 1994, including Director of the Office of Medical Education since 1999. He is currently Associate Dean for Medical Education and Professor of Emergency Medicine. In 2006, he was selected as a member of the University of Pittsburgh’s Academy of Master Educators.

Prior to entering medical school, he received his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering, and Master of Science degree in Bioengineering, both from the Polytechnic Institute of New York.  Dr. Mahoney earned his medical degree in 1990 from the University of Pittsburgh.  He completed the emergency medicine residency program at George Washington / Georgetown University Hospitals, and the American College of Emergency Physicians Teaching Fellowship. He is a Fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians. Dr. Mahoney’s clinical specialties are emergency medicine, disaster medicine and toxicology.