A message from UPMC Hamot’s Chief Medical Officer, Vice President Medical Affairs, Gregory Beard, DO.
UPMC Hamot physicians, who represent more than 40 specialties, strive to deliver superior-quality health care for more than a million patient visits each year. Our 423 bed non-profit tertiary care hospital offers a full range of inpatient services, including a multidisciplinary critical care team, as well as a variety of outpatient services.
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The medical staff has over 500 highly skilled physicians, alongside dedicated clinicians and staff, allow UPMC Hamot to best serve the patients throughout our community and region. I encourage you to reach out to our recruitment team to start the process of becoming a member of this great team here at UPMC Hamot!
Gregory K. Beard, DO
Chief Medical Officer, Vice President Medical Affairs
As the fourth largest city in Pennsylvania, Erie has an abundance of resources in culture, recreation, and education. Erie and UPMC Hamot overlook Presque Isle Bay and Peninsula. Lake Erie offers the perfect setting for boating, water skiing, scuba diving, wind surfing, sailing, and fishing. Close proximity to the Allegheny Mountains affords easy access to Alpine and Nordic skiing.
Cultural offerings include a symphony orchestra, ballet and dance companies, playhouse theatre groups, and the Presque Isle Downs and Casino. Erie is also home to professional baseball, basketball, and ice hockey teams.
For children, Erie offers a planetarium, the Erie Zoo, a Children’s Museum, community parks, an amusement park, and indoor and outdoor water parks.
Erie also has a selection of excellent public, private, and parochial schools, as well as four local colleges and universities.
Katie Bool Shafer, MBA, MA
Katie Bool Shafer joined the UPMC Hamot physician recruitment team in 2017. In addition to UPMC Hamot, she recruits physicians for other hospitals in UPMC’s northern tier. Katie is a member of the Association of Staff Physician Recruiters (ASPR). She started her UPMC career in 2015 as a communications specialist in clinical marketing and community relations, where she was responsible for supporting community initiatives and assisting in clinical marketing campaigns. Katie received a bachelor’s degree in communication studies, a master’s degree in corporate communication, and a master’s degree in business administration from Duquesne University.
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Elizabeth joined the UPMC Hamot physician recruitment team in 2019, recruiting physicians for UPMC Hamot as well as additional hospitals in UPMC’s northern tier. She started her UPMC career in 2017 as a communications specialist in clinical marketing and community relations. Elizabeth received a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Kent State University.
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Learn more about the Erie community and physician opportunities at UPMC Hamot on our LinkedIn page.