Grand Rounds : Schedule 2015-2016

Dr. Melissa McNeil

Dr. McNeil is currently a Professor of Medicine and Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences at the University of Pittsburgh. She completed her undergraduate education at Princeton University with a degree in Public Policy and International Affairs and then pursued both her medical degree and her postgraduate training in Internal Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh. She also completed a Masters in Public Health with a concentration in epidemiology in 1993 at the Graduate School of Public Health. She has served as a clinician, an educator, and an administrator in a number of roles in her more than twenty years at the University of Pittsburgh. She is the Chief of the Section of Women’s Health in the Division of General Internal Medicine, and in that capacity oversees a multitude of initiatives in the arena of Women’s Health. She is the Director of the VA Pittsburgh Center of Excellence in Women’s Health and the Clinical Director of the Magee Women’s Hospital National Center of Excellence in Women’s Health. She directs the Area of Concentration for medical students in Women’s Health, the Women’s Health Track of the Internal Medicine Residency and the Women’s Health Fellowship Program. She also serves as the Program Director for the Pittsburgh BIRCWH faculty development program designed to support junior faculty in the development of interdisciplinary research careers in women’s health.

She is a founding member of the Academy of Master Educators here at the University of Pittsburgh and has been an active member of the Academy, serving as the Chair of the Educator Mentoring Task Force. She has presented educational innovations nationally at the Society for General Internal Medicine Meeting, the Clerkship Directors of Internal Medicine Meeting, and the Association of Program Directors in Internal Medicine. In 2014 she was selected as the Distinguished Professor of Women’s Health for the Society of General Internal Medicine.