Derek C. Angus, MD

Chief Healthcare Innovation Officer UPMC

Dr. Angus is the Chief Healthcare Innovation Officer for UPMC and the Associate Vice Chancellor for Healthcare Innovation at the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences. He is a physician scientist and healthcare administrator, his specialty training is in critical care medicine, he holds the rank of Distinguished Professor, and he is the Mitchell P. Fink Endowed Chair in Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. He also chairs the Department of Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and at UPMC. Dr. Angus’ research interests include translational, clinical, and health services research in the fields of sepsis, pneumonia, and multisystem organ failure, as well as optimal acute care delivery. He has a particular interest in novel trial designs for precision medicine, causal inference, and strategies to enable a true rapid learning health system. Dr. Angus has led multiple large NIH-funded multicenter studies, published several hundred papers, is a Clarivate Highly Cited Researcher, and has received numerous national and international awards for his work. He is also a senior editor for JAMA.

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