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photo Sarah Merriam, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-648-4888

Office: Academic Clinican-Educator Scholar Program
200 Meyran, Suite 300
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-648-4888
Fax: 412-647-4838
Education and Training
BS, Biochemistry, Marshall University, 2007
MD, University of Pittsburgh, 2011
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh, 2014
Chief Medical Resident, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 2015
Research Interest
Dr. Merriam’s research interests include curriculum development and evaluation, and leadership and faculty development.
Clinical Interest
Sarah Merriam, MD is a Women’s Health fellow in the Division of Internal Medicine. Her clinical responsibilities include caring for women veterans at VA Pittsburgh and the supervision of housestaff in both primary care outpatient clinic and on inpatient wards.
Educational Interest
Dr. Merriam is currently pursuing a master’s degree in medical education and is interested in both medical student and resident education surrounding women’s health issues.
Selected Publications:
Merriam S, Claxton R. Topical nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs #249. Journal of Palliative Medicine. 2012; 15: 612-613.
Sullivan S, Wagner J, Resnick N, Nelson J, Perera S, Greenspan S. Vertebral Fractures and the Misclassification of Osteoporosis in Men with Prostate Cancer. Journal of Clinical Densitometry. 2011; 14(3): 348-53.
Merriam S, Suffoletto JA. Type 2 Diabetes [computer based instruction]. Annals of Internal Medicine, American College of Physicians. 2017; Annals Virtual Patients.:
Merriam S, Corbelli, JA, Zimmer, SM. The Skills of an Effective Physician Leader: A Survey of Rising Chief Medical Residents as a Roadmap for Future Curricular Development. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2016; 31 (Supp 2): S433.
Ruseicki J, Schell J, Merriam S, McNeil M, Spagnoletti C. An Innovative Shared Decision Making Curriculum for Internal Medicine Residents. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2016; 31 (Suppl 2): S803.
Notable Achievements
Member, Women in Medicine Task Force, Society of General Internal Medicine, 2014-Present
Reviewer, Clinical vignettes for the America College of Physicians Western Pennsylvania Regional Scientific Meeting, 2015-Present
Reviewer, Society of General Internal Medicine, 2015-present