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Format: 04/24/2014
Format: 04/24/2014


AMA Names Allegheny General Critical Care Physician Carl A. Sirio, MD, To Board of Trustees

Wednesday, July 7th, 2010

PITTSBURGH – Allegheny General Hospital critical care physician and internist Carl A. Sirio, MD, has been elected as a new member of the Board of Trustees of the American Medical Association, the nation’s largest and most influential physician organization.

“I am honored to be elected to the AMA Board of Trustees,” said Dr. Sirio. “I value this opportunity to work to improve American medicine on behalf of all physicians and the patients we serve.”

Dr. Sirio has been a leader both nationally and locally in finding new ways to improve medical education and provide quality, safe patient care.

He was a founding member of the Pittsburgh Regional Health Initiative, a coalition of healthcare stakeholders committed to establishing Southwestern Pennsylvania’s healthcare outcomes and values as national benchmarks. He also serves on the Pennsylvania Department of Health’s Health Policy Board, providing the Secretary of Health counsel and recommendations on a broad range of public health and health policy initiatives.

At Allegheny General Hospital/Drexel University College of Medicine, Dr. Sirio is facilitating the creation of a new Critical Care Residency Training Program in Internal Medicine and Chairs the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee.

Dr. Sirio is a graduate of Columbia University and Robert Wood Johnson Medical School. He served his medical residency at the Milton S. Hershey Medical Center of The Pennsylvania State University and was a medical staff fellow/clinical associate at The National Institutes of Health.

He is a Diplomate of the National Board of Medical Examiners and the American Board of Internal Medicine, and a Fellow of the American College of Chest Physicians, American College of Physicians and American College of Critical Care Medicine.


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