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Graduate Medical Education
3600 Forbes Ave.
Iroquois Building, Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Tel. 412-647-6340
Fax. 412-647-5809

Business Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Rita M. Patel, MD
ACGME/NRMP Designated Institutional Official
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Medical Education Program
patelrm@upmc.edu

Frank J. Kroboth, MD
George H. Taber Professor
Assistant Dean, GME
krobothf2@upmc.edu

Catherine Eckart, MBA
Assistant Vice President,
Graduate Medical Education
eckartcm@upmc.edu

Marlene Cooper
Executive Director, GME
coopermr@upmc.edu

Karen S. Navarra
Director, GME Compliance and Institutional Certification
navarraks@upmc.edu

Robert Albenze, MEd
Director, Quality Evaluation
albenzerp@upmc.edu

Kristin Lasher
Contracts Administrator
lasherkm@upmc.edu

Karen Ann Bumford
HRIS Specialist
bumfordka@upmc.edu

Kathleen Rudowsky
Project Specialist
rudowskykj@upmc.edu

Michael Thomas
Physician Employment Coordinator
thomasmg@upmc.edu

James Walker
Project Analyst
walkerje@upmc.edu

Melissa Hildebrand
Project Specialist
hildebrandm@mail.magee.edu

Jacqueline Hudson
Senior Administrative Assistant
hudsonjl@upmc.edu

Ashleigh C. Nixon
Project Specialist
nixonac@upmc.edu

Stephanie DeNillo
Project Specialist, GME Shadyside
denillosn@upmc.edu

Deb Bodner
Senior Department Manager, GME Mercy
bodnerda@upmc.edu

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