Maria Widmann, MD

  • Assistant Professor of Pediatrics

Dr. Maria Widmann joined the Paul C. Gaffney Division of Pediatric Hospital Medicine in 2018 immediately following completion of her pediatric residency at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh. She practices full-time as a clinician-educator through the division’s traditional hospitalist model, the evening hospitalist program, as well as the limited teaching service.

Academic Activity

Dr. Widmann is currently working with other members of the division on a research project to evaluate the local prevalence of serious bacterial infection in infants less than 60 days of age, to identify the most common bacterial pathogens, to identify any historical or clinical factors that may predict serious bacterial infection, and if applicable to use this data to revise the Pittsburgh criteria.

Professional Affiliations/Society Memberships

  • American Academy of Pediatrics
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Alpha Omega Alpha

Education & Training

  • Bachelor of Science in Biology and History, The Ohio State University - 2011
  • Doctor of Medicine, The Ohio State University College of Medicine - 2015
  • Residency in Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh / UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh - 2018

Representative Publications

Azhdam D, Widmann M. Accuracy of CSF RBC Count for Prediction of Intracranial Hemorrhage in Infants. Pediatric Academic Societies Meeting. May 8, 2018. 

Azhdam D, Widmann M. Accuracy of CSF RBC Count for Prediction of Intracranial Hemorrhage in Infants. 8th Annual Children's Hospital Rangos Research Symposium. June 21, 2018.

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