Appointment of David Metro, MD to the Position of Associate Residency Program Director, Department
is our pleasure to announce the appointment of David Metro, M.D.
to the position of Associate Residency Program Director, Department
David Metro received his M.D. degree from the University of Pittsburgh
School of Medicine in 1994, and completed his anesthesiology residency
in our program. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the department
and Staff Anesthesiologist at UPMC Presbyterian/Shadyside Hospital.
He has also served as Director of Perioperative and Trauma Pain
Service at UPMC Presbyterian-Shadyside Hospital since 2001. Dr.
Metro was Board-certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology
Dr. Metro has been active in resident education since he joined
the faculty. He serves as chair of our Resident Selection and Appointment
Subcommittee of the Resident Education Committee. His efforts, along
with those of the committee, have resulted in the recruitment of
high calibre residents to our program. His participation in simulator
and didactic instruction of residents includes introductory sessions
on airway management and the management of acute postoperative pain.
Dr. Metro is also actively involved with the medical student programs
as Director of Medical Student Education at Montefiore Hospital,
as a Session Leader for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Clinical Procedures Course, and as a FAST and Senior Elective advisor
to medical students.
Dr. Metro has demonstrated a strong commitment to the residency
program, beginning with involvement in the Educational Advisory
Council, with his experience as an advisor, clinical teacher and
chair of the recruitment and selection committee.
We congratulate him on his appointment as Associate Program Director
and wish him continued success.