February 21, 2018
Please join Dr. Pineo, Dickinson Class of ‘92, in a discussion which will provide a hopeful pathway toward equity, resilience, and respect in the ever changing LGBTQ/healthcare landscape.
The LGBTQ community is unique amongst the many groups in health care. Members of the LGBTQ community experience a variety of social impediments to health care which must be acknowledged and overcome by the individuals, the healthcare community, and its leaders. Please join Dr. Pineo, Dickinson Class of ‘92, in a discussion which will enlighten some of these social impediments and will provide a hopeful pathway toward equity, resilience, and respect in the ever changing LGBTQ/healthcare landscape. Thomas Pineo, D.O., Dickinson Class of 1992, B.S. Chemistry, attended medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine followed by residency at St. Luke’s Hospital in Bethlehem, Pa. He worked as a family practitioner and was a nursing home medical director for about 10 years. He then devoted his career to the world of Hospital Medicine as one of the founding members of a Hospitalist program for UPMC. He has served in a variety of teaching roles for a variety of students and residents and is currently an adjunct clinical assistant professor in the Department of Family Medicine at LECOM and is a member of the teaching faculty for UPMC Pinnacle. Dr. Pineo is certified by the American Board of Family Medicine, the American College of Osteopathic Family Physicians and has achieved recognition for focused practice in Hospital Medicine. Dr. Pineo has published a variety of articles in the areas of hospital medicine and diabetes care, has served in a variety of executive roles over the years, and has special interests in the areas of patient experience and patient satisfaction. He is currently the medical director and hospitalist site director for UPMC Pinnacle, Community Osteopathic Hospital where he is an active member of the Diversity and Inclusivity Committee. This event is sponsored by the Office of LGBTQ Services; the Pre-Health Program; the Pre-Health Society; the Career Center; aand College Advancement.