University of Pittsburgh

UPMC Fellows’ Interdisciplinary Conference
2008-2009 Archived Presentations

Healthcare Economics
and Practice Management


Val Trott Williams
CPA, MBA, CIA, CHFP, Executive Administrator Department of Medicine, UPMC

Christopher E. Maley

MHA, ACMPE, Executive Administrator Department of Pediatrics, UPMC

March 5, 2009

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Physician Ambulatory Quality Control
“The UPMC Experience”


Francis X. Solano Jr.,
MD, FACP, Vice President PSD Medical Director Center for Quality Improvement and Innovation-UPMC

March 5, 2009

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Study Design:
From the Bedside to the Bench and Back Again


Rachel Givelber,
MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

February 5, 2009

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Writing Scientific Abstracts and Papers

Michael J. Fine,
MD, Professor, Department of Medicine

January 22, 2009

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Planning and Writing a Research Grant Proposal

Kevin Kraemer,
MD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

January 8, 2009

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Biomedical Research Designs

Doris M. Rubio,
PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine


December 18, 2008

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Protecting Human Subjects:
Ethical and Regulatory Underpinnings


Christopher Ryan,
PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry

December 18, 2008

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Contemporary (and Future) Genetics

Jeff A. Kant,
MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology

December 4, 2008

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Contemporary (and Future) Genetics Part 2

Jeff A. Kant,
MD, PhD, Professor, Department of Pathology

December 4, 2008

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Biostatistics II

Doris M. Rubio,
PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

November 20, 2008

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Biostatistics I

Doris M. Rubio,

PhD, Associate Professor, Department of Medicine

November 6, 2008

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Evidence-Based Practice for Educators

Hollis Day,
MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

October 23, 2008

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The Search for Evidence: Locating
Evidence-Based Health Care Information
Using the HSLS Resource Pyramid


Charlie Wessel,
MLS, Health Sciences Library System

October 23, 2008

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Anatomic Pathology: FS and Cytopathology

Walid E. Khalbuss, M.D.

October 2, 2008

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Toxicology and Drug of Abuse Testing

Matthew D. Krasowski

October 2, 2008

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Enhancing the Impact and Outcome of Lecturing

Rosanne Granieri,
MD, Professor, Department of Medicine

September 18, 2008

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The Science and Art of Assessment and Evaluation

Terri Collin,
PhD, Assistant Professor, Department of Surgery

September 18, 2008

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Ethics for Fellows:
Informed Consent and Death and Dying


Robert Arnold,
MD, Professor, Department of Medicine

September 4, 2008

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Impaired Physicians

Melissa McNeil,
MD, Professor, Department of Medicine

August 21, 2008

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The 80, 30, 10 Conundrum:
Sleep, Learning, Safety,
and Graduate Medical Education


Rachel Givelber,
MD, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine

August 21, 2008

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