StoryBooth COVID is Seeking Participants

Share your story. We want to hear from patients, their families and health care workers who are 18 years and older to learn more about how the coronavirus is impacting you.

MyPaTH Story Booth – COVID-19 Stories

Participants are invited to share how they are maintaining their own health during the coronavirus pandemic or to share what it is like being ill with coronavirus, and/or caring for a loved one who is ill.

Patient Safety COVID-19 Fellowship

The Jewish Healthcare Foundation, together with Health Careers Futures, is now accepting applications for the 2020 Patient Safety Fellowship.

Pilot Funds Available for COVID-19 Research

The Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is coordinating research from the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC to plan and efficiently implement studies related to COVID-19.

A to B Transportation Options – Find a Ride Now

A to B is designed to help residents of Allegheny County find transportation options that meet their needs, preferences, and abilities. Simply answer a few questions and A to B will match you to possible transportation options.

What’s New in Geriatrics

The United States Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices has updated its pneumococcal vaccination recommendations for adults ≥65 years old.

Pilot Grant Announcement

One-year pilot project grants to address the impact of multiple chronic conditions in older adults

Welcome: US Deprescribing Research Network

The US Deprescribing Research Network (USDeN) is a community of people united by a shared interest in improving research on deprescribing for older adults.

Can Alzheimer’s be Stopped?

Following four out of five lifestyle behaviors can protect against mental decline, even in people with increased genetic risk.

An Evening Reception at AGS

Please join UPMC and the Division of Geriatric Medicine for cocktails and hors d’oeuvres during the American Geriatrics Society annual meeting in Portland.

The Pitt Innovation Challenge 2019

The Pitt Innovation Challenge (PInCh®) 2019 is seeking your bold solution to an important health problem. We encourage proposals from any discipline and on any topic that impacts health.

The Epigenome Across the Lifespan

The Epigenome Across the Lifespan conference is scheduled for Friday, May 3 at the University of Pittsburgh, University Club from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. – Registration is required.

Prescriptions for healthy food might save lives – and money

Healthy food prescriptions written for Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries might lower the risk of costly chronic illnesses, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, and at the same time lower the costs of care, a new study suggests.

Will We Have a Treatment for Aging?

Dr. Toren Finkel discusses the topic of aging and how to recognize aging as a risk factor for multiple diseases, how to increase patient outcomes by modulating the biology of aging, and how certain medications could be used in anti-aging strategies.