Course Director

Paul Larson MD, MS, MBA, CPE, DTM&H, FAAFP
UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency
Medical Director, Duquesne Univ Health Services
Clinical Assistant Professor, Depart of Family Med
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine


Paul Larson is faculty at the UPMC St. Margaret Family Medicine Residency, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, where he serves as Director of Global Health Education and Medical Director of Duquesne University Health Services.  In addition, Paul serves UPMC as lead consultant for WorkPartners Primary Care Initiative and UPMC International development of a residency program and clinical academic department of Family Medicine at Nazarbayev University, Kazakhstan.


Paul graduated from the University of Massachusetts Medical School and completed Family Medicine Residency at The Washington Hospital in Washington, Pennsylvania. He completed a post-graduate diploma in Tropical Medicine at the University of Liverpool, U.K and practiced full-spectrum Family Medicine in Kenya as a clinical educator and acting medical director of a district hospital.  Paul returned to the USA to complete an MS in medical education at the University of Pittsburgh and a fellowship in faculty development at the University of Pittsburgh Department of Family Medicine, UPMC St. Margaret where he has been faculty for the past 10 years.  Paul completed an executive MBA in Healthcare at the University of Pittsburgh Joseph M. Katz Graduate School of Business, Beta Gamma Sigma and is a Certified Physician Executive.  Paul is married to Alysia and they have five active teen/preteen children. Paul volunteers as a Medical Officer for the PA Wing, Civil Air Patrol, U.S. Air Force Auxiliary.