Ankur A. Doshi, MD, FACEP, has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Sudden Cardiac Arrest Foundation (SCAF). Dr. Doshi is an Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and Clinical Director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) Post Cardiac Arrest Service (PCAS). He is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine (UPSOM) and completed his emergency medicine specialty training at UPMC.
For the past 20 years, Dr. Doshi has been a clinician, educator and researcher in the fields of emergency medicine and cardiac arrest. In 2007, he founded the Post Arrest Reanimation Service at Allegheny General Hospital and in 2010, he joined UPMC and the PCAS team. Since 2019, he has been clinical director of this unique service line across the UPMC network of hospitals.
Dr. Doshi has authored or co-authored more than 30 peer-reviewed publications in the field of cardiac arrest care. He has lectured nationally and internationally on this subject. Additionally, he is an accomplished educator and mentor for undergraduate students, medical students and graduate medical trainees. He has been awarded multiple teaching awards and has been recognized as a member of the selective UPSOM Academy of Master Educators.
“I am greatly pleased that Dr. Ankur Doshi has agreed to join our Board of Directors,” said Henry Jampel, MD, MHS, Chair of the SCAF Board of Directors. “Adding an emergency medicine physician with Dr. Doshi’s skill and passion for improving outcomes of cardiac arrest will strengthen our organization’s ability to achieve its goals of reducing mortality and morbidity from this leading cause of death.”