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Contact Information

Phone: 412-647-6340
Fax: 412-647-5809
Email: GME_Administration@upmc.edu
GME Concern Hotline: 1-844-463-4362

Contact UPMC GME Leadership

Gregory M. Bump, MD
Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
Assoc. Professor, Internal Medicine
412-647-6442
bumpgm@upmc.edu

Anna M. Roman, PhD, MPA
Vice President, UPMC ME
Assistant Professor, Pathology
412-647-4693
romanam@upmc.edu

Gabriella Gosman, MD
Associate Designated Institutional Official (ADIO)
UPMC ME Vice Chair and Residency Program Director
Professor, Ob-Gyn and Reproductive Sciences
412-647-2386
gosmgg@mail.magee.edu

Wendy Helkowski, MD
Associate Designated Institutional Official (ADIO)
UPMC ME Vice Chair and Residency Program Director, Assoc. Professor, Physical Medicine and Rehab
412-647-2386
helkowskiwm@upmc.edu

Frank Kroboth, MD
UPMC GME Assistant Dean and Alumni Affairs
George H. Taber Professor, Department of Medicine
412-692-4818
krobothf2@upmc.edu

Samantha (Comarnitsky) Cascone, MPA
Director, GME Operations
NRMP/ERAS Institutional Administrator
412-647-5815
comarnitskys@upmc.edu

Kristin Lasher, JD
Director, GME Compliance and Certification
ACGME Institutional Coordinator
412-647-0383
lasherkm@upmc.edu


Key GME Administrative Staff

GME Events

Support for all GMEC subcommittees. Resident and fellow annual orientation. Resident and fellow social events. 

Melissa Hildebrand
412-647-7481

Brittany Rosser
412-647-3174

GME Compliance

APORs. New program application reviews. ARQC, GMEC, PDD, and new program director orientation support.

Genevieve Cook
412-647-5626

Ann Miller, MEd
412-647-6882

Lauren Petty
412-647-5816

Tania Silva, MS
412-647-6344

GME Systems

GME tech and communications support via MedHub, SharePoint, and website.

Brandon Doughty
412-647-4170

Paul Keane
412-647-5817

Other Key GME Staff

Robert W. Barber, JD
Contract Administrator

412-647-2312 
Out of match offers, Contracts, Master Affiliation, Program Letter, Initial and Reappointment Post-Grad Training Agreements.

Terrence Harrington, MS
GME Quality and Patient Safety
Leaders in Education and Patient Safety Committee projects and programs. 

Jacqueline Hudson
GME Credentialing
412-647-9681
Trainee credentialing reviews and GME completion certificates. Loan deferments and meal tickets.

Cristine Palmer, MBA
Business Analyst II
412-864-1568
GME Cap Control, budgets, expenses, and other financial tasks. 

Monica Storrs
Senior Admin Assistant
412-647-6426
UPMC GME Office support.
 

Mike Thomas
Physician Jobs
412-647-4612
SNAPs, I9 tracking and compliance, MedHub pay, and pre-job clearances. Onboarding paperwork and stats.

Nancy Wingertsahn
Executive Assistant
412-647-2741

Provide support to UPMC Medical Education Leadership - Designated Institutional Official (DIO), Vice President, Director GME Compliance and Certification, and Director GME Operations