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Division of General Internal Medicine

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photo Allison S DeKosky, MD

General Internal Medicine

Assistant Professor of Medicine

APD for Quality and Patient Safety, IM Residency Program

Director, Inpatient Quality Initiatives and Education, DGIM

Director, Hospitalist Track, ACES General Medicine Fellowship


Phone: 412-692-4882

Office: UPMC Montefiore
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
Administrative Assistant:
Crystal Knorr Lisowski
Address: UPMC Montefiore
200 Lothrop Street, MUH G100
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Administrative Assistant:
Anna Meurer
Address: UPMC Montefiore
200 Lothrop Street, MUH G100
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Education and Training
BS Health Policy and Administration, The Pennsylvania State University, 1997
Post-Bacc Pre-­Medical Certificate Program, Georgetown University, 2003
MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2008
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Chicago Medical Center (Chicago, IL), 2011
Academic Hospital Medicine Fellowship, UCSF Medical Center (San Francisco, CA), 2012
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Selected Publications:
Deano, RC., DeKosky, A., Appannagari, A., Doll, J., Georgitis, E., Potts, S., Arora, V. Resident time spent in clinical and educational activities at home: implications for duty hours. Archives of Internal Medicine. 2011; 171 (11): 1038-1039.
Martin, S., Farnan, J., DeKosky, A., Gangopadhyaya, A., McConville, J., Arora, V. UPDATED: A signout audit tool to address ACGME milestones and entrustable professional activities in patient handoffs. MedEdPORTAL Publications (AAMC). 2014.
DeKosky, AS, Sedrak, MS, Goren, E, Dine, CJ, Warburton, KM. Simple Frameworks for Daily Work: Innovative Strategies to Coach Residents Struggling With Time Management, Organization, and Efficiency. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2018; 10(3): 325-330.
Notable Achievements
Faculty Award, Alpha Omega Alpha at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2019
Most Valuable Player Award, UPMC Division of General Internal Medicine, 2019
Clinical Educator of the Year, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2018
Best Innovations Presentation, CA/HI Regional SGIM Conference, "Improving the Signout Process: Is it UPDATED?", 2012
Inductee, Charles G. Watson Chapter of the Arnold P. Gold Humanism Honor Society, 2007