Dr. Louis Leff

Medical Director eRecord, UPMC Shadyside Hospital


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Louis Leff, MD, FACP, a Pittsburgh internist, earned his bachelor's degree at the University of Pittsburgh and his medical degree at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed Internal Medicine Residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, later receiving certification in Internal Medicine, Geriatric Medicine and ACP Fellowship. He currently holds the position of Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh and serves as the Medical Director of eRecord at UPMC Shadyside Hospital.

Dr. Leff has great interest in medical computing, and is the author of EBMcalc, an evidence-based medicine computing tool. He serves as Editor for Calculators at both UpToDate and DynaMed, two popular online medical resources.

In 2003 Dr. Leff was presented the Laureate Award by the American College. The Laureate Award honors Fellows and Masters of ACP who have demonstrated a long-term commitment to excellence in medical care, education or research, and to service to their community. In 2012 he was named Top 25 Clinical Informaticists, by Modern Healthcare Magazine.


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