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photo Chelsea Dahl, MD

General Internal Medicine

Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine


Phone: 412-692-4882

Office: UPMC Montefiore, G100
200 Lothrop Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Phone: 412-692-4882
Fax: 412-692-4555
Education and Training
BA English & Psychology, Vassar College (Poughkeepsie, NY), 2009
BA Biology & Neuroscience, Queens College, City University of New York (Flushing, NY), 2013
MD, Stony Brook University School of Medicine (Stony Brook, NY), 2017
Internal Medicine Residency, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (Pittsburgh, PA), 2020
Research Interest
Recent Presentations:

A SPICE-y Case of Antibiotics Resistance. Poster. 26th Annual Meeting of the Society of General Internal Medicine, May 2019 (Washington, D.C.).

Laying a Foundation for Self-Care Through Community, and Other Lessons from Starting a Wellness Program at Winthrop-University Hospital. Workshop. Annual Gold Humanism Honor Society National Conference, March 2017 (Chicago, IL).
Clinical Interest
Dr. Dahl is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine and staff hospitalist in the Division of General Internal Medicine, Section of Hospital Medicine. She attended medical school at Stony Brook University before completing her internal medicine residency at UPMC. During medical school, she served in several leadership roles including EMR Committee Leader, Poetry Editor of the literary and scientific journal Anastomoses, and President of NoteService. She developed her teaching skills during residency--presenting on several topics at UPMC seminar series--before joining the University of Pittsburgh faculty in 2020. Her research has focused on emotion and cognitive control interactions, working memory, antibiotics resistance, and she is also a published poet.
Selected Publications:
Dahl, CF, Vento, R. An Unusual Source for a Pyogenic Liver Abscess. Journal of General Internal Medicine. 2020; 35(Suppl 1): S389.
Storbeck, J, Davidson, NA, Dahl, CF, Blass, S, Yung, E. Emotion, working memory task demands and individual differences predict behavior, cognitive effort and negative affect. Cognition and Emotion. 2015; 29(1): 95-117.
Notable Achievements
Senior Presentation Award, UPMC, 2020
Inductee, Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society, SBUSOM, 2016