Our Stories

Meet a few of the people whose lives were changed because of gifts to the Shadyside Hospital Foundation.

The Many Faces of Thoracic Surgery

The Many Faces of Thoracic Surgery

When illness strikes, patients have an amazing team on their side

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Just Keep Swimming

Just Keep Swimming

How a unique training program changes lives and makes a better hospital

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A New Era in Lymphedema Care

A New Era in Lymphedema Care

A commitment to “do it better than yesterday” has led Carolyn De La Cruz, MD, to introduce innovative techniques in plastic surgery

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Hospital Pharmacists: Where Aren’t They?

Hospital Pharmacists: Where Aren’t They?

People are often surprised to discover the many parts pharmacists play in today’s hospital

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Driving and Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Driving and Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Q&A with James E. Taylor, PhD, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer and Chief Talent Management Officer, UPMC

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A New President

A New President

Sandra L. Rader, DNP, MSA, RN, NEA-BC became president of UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside in January 2022

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The Remarkable Dr. Broadnax

The Remarkable Dr. Broadnax

Family practice physician Yvette Broadnax, MD, is the new president of the Medical Staff

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Gift Honors “Our Family’s Hospital”

Gift Honors “Our Family’s Hospital”

A family makes a generous donation in memory of a much-loved Pittsburgh couple

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Even Heroes Need Help

Even Heroes Need Help

The Shadyside Hospital Foundation offers “virtual hugs” to hardworking staffers

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Support for “Unprecedented” Research

Support for “Unprecedented” Research

The health services research of Bruce L. Jacobs, MD, MPH aims to improve the access, delivery, and quality of urologic cancer care

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