Join us at HAS 17 – September 12-14, 2017 in Salt Lake City



Wednesday, September 7
1:35 pm - 2:35 pm

5 - UPMC’s System-Wide Change to Service Lines— Supported by Activity-Based Costing: The Blueprint to Healthcare Improvement Efforts (Case Study)

Robert P. Edwards, MD

Milton Lawrence McCall Professor and Chair, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Services at Magee-Woman’s Hospital

Born and raised in Havre de Grace, Maryland Dr. Edwards completed his undergraduate at Gettysburg College, and earned his Medical degree from the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Edwards completed his residency in Ob/Gyn at the University of Pittsburgh, Magee-Womens Hospital, and went on to the University of Alabaman Birmingham to complete a gynecologic oncology fellowship. In 1993 after completing his gynecologic oncology fellowship he returned to Pittsburgh to be the Director of the Gynecologic Oncology Division at Magee-Womens Hospital. In January of 2015 Dr. Edwards was named the Milton Lawrence McCall Professor and Chair Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), Magee-Womens Hospital.

Dr. Edwards’ research interests include cervical and ovarian malignancies. He serves as co-principle investigator of the Gynecologic Oncology Group for The University of Pittsburgh and for a number of pharmaceutical sponsored studies. He also serves on the Immunotherapy Committee which experiments with novel therapeutic approaches to gynecologic malignancies, as well as translational research. He is co-PI of the RPCI/UPCI ovarian cancer SPORE grant.