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photo Gregory M. Bump, MD

General Internal Medicine

Professor of Medicine

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Designated Institutional Official

Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee


Phone: 412-692-4888

Office: UPMC General Internal Medicine–South Clinic
2397 Mountain View Dr.
West Mifflin, PA 15122
Phone: 412-692-4888
Fax: 412-693-1278
Administrative Assistant:
Monic Storrs
Address: 3600 Forbes Tower
Plaza Level, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-647-6442
Education and Training
MD, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2000
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Michigan Health System, 2003
Chief Medical Resident, University of Michigan Health System, 2004
Research Interest
Dr. Bump's research focuses on medical education of patient safety and quality improvement.
Clinical Interest
Dr. Bump is a practicing general internal medicine physician and the Medical Director of the UPMC General Internal Medicine–South clinic in the West Mifflin/South Hills area of Pittsburgh. Dr. Bump provides care for patients ranging from late adolescence to senior citizens. Dr. Bump cares for common medical conditions such as diabetes, heart disease, lung disease and liver disease. Dr. Bump is also experienced with musculoskeletal conditions as well as seeing patients whose illnesses have not yet been diagnosed.
Educational Interest
Dr. Bump takes pride in educating the next generation of doctors. Dr. Bump teaches medical students as well as residents and fellows. During his time at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and UPMC he has taken greater leadership roles. Dr. Bump was previously the Director for Patient Safety and Quality Improvement for Graduate Medical Education. Beginning in 2019 he became the associate dean for graduate medical education and Designated Institutional Official (DIO). In this capacity Dr. Bump oversees the educational experience of all ACGME accredited residencies and fellowships at UPMC. This includes oversight of more than 130 residency and fellowship programs educating more than 1600 residents and fellows. Dr. Bump is actively engaged in promoting excellence in education for trainees throughout the UPMC system. He is very dedicated to training the next generation of physicians.
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Selected Publications:
Bump, GM, Coots, N, Liberi, CA, Minnier, TE, Phrampus PE, Gosman, G, Metro DG, McCausland JA, Buchert A. Comparing Trainee and Staff Perceptions of Patient Safety Culture. Academic Medicine. 2016.
Rodriguez, D, Branstetter, BF, Agarwal, V, Palfey, S, Ching, KC, Bump, GM, Hughes, MA. Incidence of Complications Following Fluoroscopically-guided Lumbar Punctures and Myelograms. American Journal Roentgenology. 2016; 206(1): 20-25.
Kulkarni HS, Chey, WD, Mookherjee, S, Saint, S, Bump, GM. Taking the Detour. Clinical Care Conundrums. Journal of Hospital Medicine. 2015; 10 (10): 686-90.
Bump, GM, Calabria, J, Gosman, G, Eckart, C, Metro, DG, Jasti, H, McCausland, JB, Itri, JN, Patel, RM, Bucher, A. Evaluating the Clinical Learning Environment: Resident and Fellow Perceptions of Patient Safety Culture. Journal Graduate Medical Education. 2015; 7 (1): 109-122.
Bump, GM. Residents' Final Transition: The Graduation Clinic Hand-off. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2015; 30 (2): 145-6.
Gonzalo, JD, Bump, GM, Huang, GC, Herzig, SJ. Implementation and Evaluation of a Multidisciplinary Systems-Focused Internal Medicine Morbidity and Mortality Conference. Journal of Graduate Medical Education. 2014; 6(1): 139-146.
Owlia, M, Yu, L, Deible, C, Hughes, MA, Jovin, F, Bump, GM. Head CT scan overuse in frequently admitted medical patients. American Journal of Medicine. 2014; 127 (5): 406-410.
Bump, GM, Zimmer, SM, McNeil, MA, Elnicki, DM. Hold-over admissions: are they educational for residents?. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2014; 29 (3): 463-467.
Michaelsen, K, Sanders, JL, Zimmer, SM, Bump, GM. Overcoming Patient Barriers to Discussing Physician Hand Hygiene: Do Patients Prefer Electronic Reminders to Other Methods. Infection Control and Hospital Epidemiology. 2013; 34 (9): 929-934.
Leng, S, Nallamothu, BK, Saint, S, Appleman, LJ, Bump, GM. Clinical Problem Solving. Simple and complex. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jan 3;368(1):65-71. New England Journal of Medicine. 2013; 368 (1): 65-71.
Notable Achievements
Fellow, American College of Physicians, 2015
Member, Academy of Master Educators, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, 2012-2022