Clifton W. Callaway, MD, PhD

Professor and Executive Vice-Chair of Emergency Medicine & Ronald D Stewart Endowed Chair of Emergency Medicine Research

Dr. Callaway earned his MD in 1993, and his PhD in Neurosciences in 1992, both from the University of California in San Diego. He completed a residency in Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 1996, was Board Certified in Emergency Medicine in 1997 and again in 2007. Dr. Callaway was appointed Associate Professor in 2004, and received Tenure in 2007. He is the Ronald D. Stewart Endowed Chair of Emergency Medicine Research. In 2009, he was appointed Vice-Chair of Emergency Medicine.

Dr. Callaway has distinguished himself as an investigator and as a teacher of paramedics, medical students and physicians. He is recognized in the field of resuscitation medicine both locally and nationally. He developed a translational research program devoted to the topic of resuscitation from sudden death. The practice of resuscitation is central to emergency medicine and to the training of paramedics and other prehospital providers.

A resident of the City of Pittsburgh for over 17 years, Dr. Callaway works at UPMC-Presbyterian Hospital in the emergency department. He coordinates his research in offices and laboratories at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. He is the local principal investigator for the Resuscitation Outcomes Consortium (ROC).