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Division of General Internal Medicine

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photo Alda Maria R. Gonzaga, MD, MS

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics

Associate Dean for Student Affairs


Phone: 412-692-4888

Office: UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Suite 933W
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4888
Fax: 412-692-4499
Administrative Assistant:
Erika Keough
Address: 591 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
Phone: 412-648-9850
Education and Training
BA, Wellesley College, 1996
MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2000
MS, Medical Education, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2006
Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency, University Health Center of Pittsburgh, 2004
Clinical Interest
Alda Maria Gonzaga, MD, MS, joined the Division of General Internal Medicine faculty in 2004 focusing on adolescent and women's health. In 2006, she established the Progressive Evaluation and Referral Center (PERC) housed within the UPP General Internal Medicine clinic to accept patients with chronic health concerns transferring care from pediatrics to adult-oriented health care.
Educational Interest
She was appointed Program Director of the Combined Internal Medicine-Pediatrics Residency Program 2008 - 2021. ( She has always had a strong interest in patient-doctor communication skills, including motivational interviewing and universal precautions for patients of varying levels health literacy. She has a strong commitment to mentoring the physicians of tomorrow.
She is involved at various levels in the medical school's diversity and inclusion efforts.
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Notable Achievements
SGIM National Mid-Career Education Mentorship Award, 2017
UPSOM SNMA J. Nadine Gracia Award, 2017
UPSOM Donald S. Fraley Mentorship Award, 2016
UPSOM SNMA Black Bag Award, 2016
UPSOM Nominee for the National Arnold P. Gold Humanism in Medicine Award, 2015
Member, Academy of Master Educators, 2012
Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2010
Fellow, American Academy of Pediatrics, 2005