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Educator Award Presented to Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Faculty Erika Friehling, MD, MS

October 15, 2021

Erika Friehling, MD, MS, associate professor and fellowship program director in the Division of Pediatric Hematology/Oncology at UPMC Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, and associate vice chair of Faculty Development in the Department of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine was recently elected to the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Academy of Master Educators (AME).

The AME is comprised of approximately 80 faculty members of the more than 2,000 faculty member UPMC system, and rewards excellence in education, strives to advance educational initiatives through innovation and professional development of faculty, and promotes educational scholarship. Members are nominated by faculty of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and reviewed by a membership committee.  

AME members are appointed to five-year terms and remain involved with education of medical students, graduate students, and residents across the institution.

Learn more about Dr. Friehling and her research, clinical interests, and educational work.