Newsmaker: Dr. Bruce A. MacLeod
Dr. Bruce A. MacLeod
Noteworthy: West Penn Allegheny Health System has named MacLeod the vice chair of Emergency Medicine at West Penn Hospital, Bloomfield.
Family: wife Jan, 51; children, Meghan, 25; Emily, 22; Ian, 20; and Cameron, 17.
Education: Bachelor of Science degree in pre-medicine from the University of Dayton in 1982 and a medical degree from the University of Cincinnati School of Medicine in 1987. He completed his residency in emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh in 1990. Residence: Mt. Lebanon.
Background: The former chair of emergency medicine at UPMC Mercy, Uptown, MacLeod remains the clinical associate professor of emergency medicine at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and an adjunct clinical associate professor at Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine. He's a fellow of the American College of Emergency Physicians and vice president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society.
Quote: “West Penn Hospital has always been known in the community for treating patients with compassion and excellence. It is an exciting time to be here, and I am proud to join this organization and eager to share in its revitalization.”
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments â either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.