Joseph Pechacek

Joseph Pechacek | Pediatric Resident
PL-4 Medicine-Pediatrics Resident

Hometown: Montgomery Village, MD

College/Medical School: The George Washington University (BS)/Georgetown University (MS)/ Virginia Tech Carillon SOM (MD)

Hobbies/Interests: Running, yoga, racket ball, music (folk, indie rock/pop), and watching hockey and soccer

Travels/Languages: Czech, and some Spanish. Czech Republic, Ireland, Ecuador, India, Uganda, Brazil

An Interesting Fact About Yourself: While in India, I learned how to sing a Bollywood love song.

Why Did You Choose UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh: I wanted to go to a program in an urban setting that offers research, advocacy, and global health opportunities. I loved the city when I visited and felt at home with the close knit residents.