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Tracey Conti elected as new chair of Department of Family Medicine

Tracey Conti portrait

Tracey Conti has been appointed as the new chair of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Department of Family Medicine.

Conti began her new position on Nov. 1, 2021, and has previously served many leadership roles within the department over the past 20 years. She directs the family medicine residency program at UPMC McKeesport and serves as executive vice chair of the department.

Conti will continue to provide strategic leadership for the department’s academic, clinical and administrative affairs, including recruitment efforts for a vice chair of research for the department and a program director for the UPMC McKeesport residency program. She will foster collaborative relationships across and beyond Pitt and UPMC, focusing on developing a community-based strategy for primary care in the region.

Conti has been recognized for her clinical contributions, which include being named a Pittsburgh Top Doctor and a Pittsburgh Top Black Doctor. She also has been recognized for her leadership by receiving the Mon Valley Women of Achievement award, and most recently the UPMC Physician Excellence Award — Excellence in Leadership. She holds leadership roles within the hospital community and currently serves as the board chair of the Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians.