Speakers' Bureau Directory: Ismail

Nahed Ismail
Degree: PhD
Employer: University of Pittsburgh and University of Pittsburgh Medical Center
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania  15213


Primary Employer: Hospital/Clinic; Other N/A
Scientific Specialty: Clinical microbiology or immunology; Other N/A
Job Title: Medical Director of Microbiology Laboratory, Magee Women Hospital, UPMC; Assistant Director of Clinical Microbiology Division, UPMC Clinical laboratories.
Years in position: As a Clinical Microbiologist (13 Y)
Presentation Type: N/A
Video Call Type:N/A
Day to day responsibilities:
Troubleshooting problematic tests, test interpretation, consultations, QC review, and sign out molecular ID tests.

What do you love about your job?
Day-to-day challenges, interactions with medical staff and Lab technologists, and knowing that your work significantly contribute to high quality patient care

Degrees, experience, license(s), and skills required for position:
MD or PhD
Training in CPEP post doctoral fellowship program.
ABMM or ABMLI board certifications
Experience in directing high volume lab with multiple sections within Microbiology

Tips/Advice for how to secure a job in microbiology upon graduation:
Getting the required training and experience, obtain board certification, being passionate and enthusiastic about your job, having a clear defined mission and long term gaol.