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- Thank Yinz
Thank Yinz is a program to promote faculty well being through expressions of gratitude. Department of Pediatrics Faculty may nominate other DOP Faculty for a Thank Yinz. Awardees will receive recognition and a Starbucks gift card. This program is supported by a UPMC Physician THRIVE grant for change.
Submit a Thank Yinz
Submit a Thank Yinz for any faculty member to express your gratitute of their work and efforts.
Soyeon Kim, PhD would like to say Thank Yinz to Yueh Ying Han, PhD: She always tries to help other people.
Oliver Lindhiem, PhD would like to say Thank Yinz to Ana Radovic, MD: You deserve a cup of coffee.
Sunder Sims-Lucas, PhD would like to say Thank Yinz to Eric Goetzman, PhD: Fantastic collaborator and friend. Appreciate all he does for everyone.
Sunder Sims-Lucas, PhD would like to say Thank Yinz to Jacqueline Ho, MD: The best boss, friend and colleague I know. Truly lucky to have her as our division Cheif.
Craig Byersdorfer, MD, PhD would like to say Thank Yinz to Brian Campfield, MD: Thanks for the great collaboration! Always enjoy working with you and your group. Here’s to many future successes!!!
Christin Deal, MD would like to say Thank Yinz to Mosopefoluwa Lanlokun, MD: Thanks for taking care of my patients while I was out and you were on call! They had excellent care!
Vildan Tas, MD would like to say Thank Yinz to Jennifer Zarit, MD: Jenna, thank you for being very patient with my questions and always willing to take the extra time to teach me how to do things at the nursery. Thanks a ton for doing my APEX observation. You are amazing!
Mary Ellen Vajravelu, MD would like to say Thank Yinz to Amanda Flint, MD: Thanks for always answering my random cerner questions! You're always so quick to respond, too!
Scott Maurer, MD would like to say Thank Yinz to James Felker, MD: Jim is a great guy and an amazing advocate for his patients. Jim and I were involved in the care of a very challenging patient, and I honestly don’t know what I would have done without him. He’s a star and a big reason why working at CHP is so awesome!
Judith Martin, MD would like to say Thank Yinz to Katherine Watson, MD: For all that you do to ensure that we have fabulous pediatric residents and that they thrive in their positions.
Judith Martin, MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Anne-Marie Rick, MD: For how hard you work to keep all the balls in the air yet still spend time to mentor your students.
Judith Martin, MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Gysella Muniz, MD: For all that you do for those babies born at Magee.
Brian Feingold, MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Adam Christopher, MD: Being a great colleague with an awesome attitude and fantastic skill set.
Brian Feingold, MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Susan Miller, MD: An amazing colleague. Always, always willing to help others. Great teammate. Thank you!
Brian Feingold MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Feras Alissa, MD: Being available to talk they a challenging case after hours then do the discussed procedure bright and early the next day. Saved the patient time in hospital and helped us get more quickly to an effective treatment plan. Thank you!
Mosopefoluwa Lanlokun, MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Cristin Deal MD: Thank you for always being a great team player! Your colleagues and patients appreciate your willingness to help and always advocate for your patients!
Mosopefoluwa Lanlokun MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Desha Jordan MD: Thank you for always being a team player and so supportive. You're a great asset to our team!
Amanda Brown MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Alyssa Zuziack DO: Huge thanks to Alyssa for all of your help with a very difficult patient situation! You are the best and I always enjoy sharing patients with you!
Brittani Seynnaeve MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Erik Friehling MD: For being a constant advocate for your colleagues careers and an amazing mentor/friend/doctor/mom extraordinaire
Hiren Muzumdar MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Deepa Burman MD: Could not ask for a more collaborative and supportive colleague (and fun too)!
Jennifer Marin MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Maria Antonucci MD: Thank you Maria for working as hard as you do to take exceptional care of children in the ED and on CAC.
Briana C. Bertoni MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Alice Randall MD: Thank you for always being so flexible and helping to cover M&M when I am not available!
Briana C. Bertoni MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Kathleen Schwabenbauer MD: For all your hard work to keep our babies safe and to keep processes flowing efficiently. Thank you for always helping to cover for me when I am not able to make it to meetings.
Erin Cummings MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Maha Kaissi MD: Thank you for swapping a Saturday night shift to get me to a wedding!!!
Johanna Rosen MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Melissa Tavarez MD: Thank you, Mel, for being an inspirational peer-mentor and friend. I'm a better educator, clinician and daughter because of your advice, ideas and listening ear!
Vibha Sood MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Franziska Rosser MD, MPH: Dr. Franziska Rosser, Your thoughtful insight on Scleroderma patients we take care of has helped me understand their pulmonary complexities better than before. I learn something new everytime we collaborate. Thank you
Johanna Rosen MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Erika Friehling MD: Thank you, Erika, for trusting me to coach and mentor one of your PHO fellows through her scholarly project. I enjoy it tremendously, and I'm gaining invaluable experience along the way. I'm so grateful for the opportunity!
Katharina Hayes MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Elissa Ortolani MD: Very thankful for the extra time Elissa took to answer a long list of questions from a worried parent while she was admitted to the PHM service. She went above and beyond with her detailed responses and offered extra guidance and follow up to the family. This reassurance really helped the family and our team!
Adam Christopher MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Rachel Torok MD: Going above and beyond the call of duty - providing excellent care while functioning as both fellow and attending! You rock Torok :)
Vildan Tas MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to John Szymusiack MD, MS: John, thank you for your patience, support and help while I am getting acclimated to my new job. It is a pleasure to work with you and learn from you. You are an asset to the UPSOM and CHP. I appreciate everything you do for the students, residents and your team.
Maren Lunoe MD, would like to say Thank Yinz to Amanda Lovallo MD: Thanks for supporting your colleagues at educational sessions!