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Erika Friehling, MD

Erika Friehling, MD
4401 Penn Avenue, Suite Floor 9
Pittsburgh, PA 15224
412-692-5055 Phone
412-692-7693 Fax

Education and Training

Medical School:

2006 University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va. 


2010 University of Pittsburgh, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa. 


2012 University of Pittsburgh, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, Pittsburgh, Pa. 


  • Children’s Oncology Group
  • American Society of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology     
  • American Society of Hematology        
  • American Society of Clinical Oncology       
  • American Academy of Pediatrics

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Pediatrics


  • 2013-2015 Department of Pediatrics Junior Faculty Clinician Award
  • 2008 Rossin Foundation Pediatric Resident Award 
  • 2007 Jeffrey S. Farkas, MD Memorial Pediatric Intern Teaching Award 
  • 2006 Robert M. Blizzard Pediatric Scholar Award 
  • 2005 Alpha Omega Alpha 
  • 2005 Gold Humanism Honor Society 
  • 2004 Association of Pathology Chairs Honor Society 
  • 2003 American Cancer Society Fellowship 
  • 2001 Cum Laude, New York University


  • JL Boerner, MA Gibson, EM Fox, ED Posner, SJ Parsons, CM Silva, MA Shupnik. Estrogen Negatively Regulates Epidermal Growth Factor (EGF)-Mediated Signal Transducer and Activator of Transcription 5 Signaling in Human EGF Family Receptor Overexpressing Breast Cancer Cells. Molecular Endocrinology, 2005; 19: 2660-2670.

Research Interests

  • Improvement of subspecialty education for trainees through innovative curricula, career development, and mentorship
  • Development of a subspecialty training curriculum for pediatric residents who pursue hematology-oncology fellowship
  • Hematology-Oncology Faculty Development for clinician-educators
Last Update
February 5, 2015
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Last Update
February 5, 2015