Family Medicine Residency Program


Our residency program has earned national recognition for the quality of its training and the caliber of its resident staff.



Our fellowship is recognized as one of the leading programs in the country and has graduated more fellows than any other full-time program.



Pittsburgh is one of America’s safest, loveliest and most affordable cities.



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  • We ask all of our alumni to join us on March 24, 2017 for our UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program Reunion!
    • RSVP for you and your family to by March 10th!
    • During the reunion, we will honor Paul Dishart, MD for his 51 years of service at UPMC St. Margaret.
    • The reunion is planned in conjunction with the 44th Refresher Course in Family Medicine, but please note that these are two separate events!
      • To register for the refresher course, click here!


  • All Family Medicine Residents, Fellows and Pharmacy Residents are invited to join us for our first yoga session on February 6, 2017 with Yoga Hive, as a part of our wellness initiative! RSVP is recommended to Walk ins are welcome depending on space. Please bring your own yoga mat, as limited quantities will be available. The session is paid for by the Residency Fund.


  • Congratulations to our UPMC Family Medicine Primary Care Sports Medicine Fellows for 2017-2018!

Shane Hennessy, DO

Medical School: Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine - Virginia Campus

Residency: UPMC Shadyside - FM

Joel Himes, DO

Medical School: Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: St. Vincent Mercy Hospital - ED


John Murphy, DO

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: Penn State Health St. Joseph - FM


  • We are very pleased to announce our Match Results for the UPMC St. Margaret Geriatric Fellowship. Congratulations to all!

Weston Nix, DO

Medical School: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

Residency: UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program, Pittsburgh


Naushin Udyawar, MD

Medical School: West Virginia University School of Medicine

Residency: UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency Program, Pittsburgh


Amrit Riarh, MD

Medical School: St. James School of Medicine St. Vincent and the Grenadines

Residency: Forbes Family Medicine – AGH, Monroeville