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UPMC Graduate Medical Education (GME) Leadership

As leaders of GME, our goal is to provide you with the best training and tools to be a successful doctor.

With over 135 ACGME-accredited residencies and fellowships in our UPMC hospitals, we have a passion for teaching future exceptional doctors. And all of us commit to your success.

GME Office Address and Hours

UPMC Medical Education Office
Forbes Tower — Plaza Level (entrance on Sennott St.), Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Our hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. or by appointment.

Contact Our GME Program Leadership Team

Please reach out to any of us if we can help you in your professional growth during your training at UPMC.

Gregory M. Bump, MD
Assoc. Dean, UPMC GME
Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
Assoc. Professor, Internal Medicine

Anna M. Roman, PhD, MPA
Vice President, UPMC ME
Assistant Professor, Pathology

Gabriella Gosman, MD
Senior Assoc. DIO
Vice Chair and Residency Program Director, UPMC ME
Professor, Ob-Gyn and Reproductive Sciences

Wendy Helkowski, MD
Assoc. DIO
Vice Chair and Residency Program Director, UPMC ME
Assoc. Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehab

Samantha (Comarnitsky) Cascone, MPA
Director, GME Operations
NRMP/ERAS Institutional Administrator

Kristin Lasher, JD
Director, GME Compliance and Certification
ACGME Institutional Coordinator

Photo of DIO Team. 

The UPMC ME DIO team is comprised of a group of highly energetic and talented physicians and administrators.  We encourage you to reach out to any of our physician and administrative leaders during the course of your residency and fellowship at UPMC. From left to right:

Front Row: Dr. Sansea Jacobson, Ms. Samantha Cascone, Dr. Andrew Buchert, Dr. Vikas Agarwal, Ms. Kristin Lasher

Back Row: Dr. Melinda Hamilton, Dr. Gregory Bump, Dr. Dennis Phillips, Dr. Frank Kroboth, Dr. Vu Nguyen, Dr. Wendy Helkowski, Dr. Julie McCausland, Dr. Anna Roman, Dr. William Lamb, Dr. Jacqueline Weaver-Agostoni, Dr. Gabriella Gosman

Not pictured:  Dr. Rikki Tripp and Dr. Alan Wolfson