The Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation is an autonomous charitable foundation formed to foster the academic and research programs of the University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine and the Center for Emergency Medicine of Western Pennsylvania. The Foundation is chartered under the laws of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
It is governed by a Board of Directors whose Chairman and officers are elected by the Board. The Foundation is committed to providing financial support for research and educational endeavors in the field of emergency medicine. Through these efforts, the Foundation hopes to increase awareness and interest in the field of emergency medicine education and research thereby contributing to the improvement of care of patients in the Emergency Department.
The goals of the Foundation are as follows:
- To conduct and encourage basic and clinical research in emergency medical care and related fields that will enhance knowledge and improve emergency medical care and its delivery;
- To provide sponsor and promote education and training for residents, medical students, fellows, faculty members, practicing physicians, paramedical personnel and the lay public; and
- To act as a support group for the research and educational activities of residents and fellows of the University of Pittsburgh Affiliated Residency in Emergency Medicine.
Pittsburgh Emergency Medicine Foundation
3600 Forbes (at Meyran), Suite 10018
Pittsburgh, PA 15213