Posts Categorized: Clinical

The Value of My Stethoscope

“I’ve seen babies being born, worked first-hand in Pittsburgh’s top-rated Trauma Burn Center, assisted a flight crew, and held a beating heart in my hand. I couldn’t imagine doing anything else!” Meet Chelsea Owens, a Senior Respiratory Therapist at UPMC East. As a child, Chelsea suffered from severe asthma, spending many sleepless nights in hospital… Read more »

Little Moments, Big Impact

Before joining UPMC in 2015, Sarah Jenkins, Neonatal Nurse Practitioner, had already begun impacting the lives of children across the nation. Starting at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, her stint as a Registered Nurse in the NICU confirmed her desire to pursue a career in neonatal nursing. After working as a Neonatal Nurse… Read more »

The Chorus of My Career

The lab isn’t a quiet place–far from it, actually. If someone was to come in and record audio in our lab, they would probably classify it as “white noise.” However, to the trained ear of a Medical Technologist, the sounds of the lab make up the sound track of my day, the chorus of my… Read more »