Dr. Michael Steinfeld of Premier Medical Associates Nominated for Women and Girls Foundation’s Celebrating woMEN! Awards

PITTSBURGH, PA – July 30, 2012 – Premier Medical Associates (PMA) has announced that Michael Steinfeld, M.D., a cardiologist, has been nominated to be considered for an award from The Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania for his work advancing women’s rights and opportunities in the Pittsburgh region.  

“The team at Premier Medical Associates is thrilled that Dr. Steinfeld has been recognized for his work in our community and nominated for this award,” said Mark DeRubeis, CEO of Premier Medical Associates. “For years, he has given his time to help teach residents and nurse practitioners as they enter the field of medicine.  His commitment of time and energy to these young physicians and nurse practitioners has been compelling and has had a positive impact on many who enter the field.” 

Dr. Steinfeld has worked with Premier Medical Associates for over 30 years. Since 1981, he has also worked as a Clinical Assistant professor of Medicine (Cardiology), at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.  He is active with Planned Parenthood, Global Pittsburgh and numerous arts organizations. 

WGF’s annual event traditionally recognizes women for their innovative work and showcases how their leadership has a strong impact in shaping our region  and hopes to inspire girls to dream big. For the first time in its history, WGF’s event on December 1, Celebrating woMEN!, will shine the spotlight on the men who are making our region a better place for women and girls to live, work, and thrive. The gala also serves as the annual fundraiser for WGF, raising funds to advance the mission of the organization - to achieve equality for women and girls in Southwest Pennsylvania.

About Premier Medical Associates

With a focus on building better care, Premier Medical Associates is the largest multi-specialty practice in the Greater Pittsburgh area. In a healthcare environment of constant change, the physicians at Premier Medical Associates are committed to preventative care and creating value for every dollar a patient spends on healthcare.  Premier’s goal is to build a close, long-term relationship between patient and physician that will reduce unnecessary hospital admissions and lead to healthier lives. 

Formed in 1993, Premier Medical Associates has a team of over sixty physicians in ten convenient locations offering specialties that include: asthma/allergy/immunology, behavioral health, cardiology, family medicine, gastroenterology, general and breast surgery, hospitalists, internal medicine, neurology, pediatrics, podiatry, radiology and sleep medicine.  For more information, please go to www.premiermedicalassociates.com or call 412-457-0060.

About the Women and Girls Foundation of Southwest Pennsylvania

The Women and Girls Foundation (WGF) is an independent, community-based foundation serving Southwest Pennsylvania. Their vision is to create a region where women and girls have equal access, opportunity, and influence in all aspects of their public and private lives. To realize this vision, the organization’s active mission is to achieve gender equity by investing in public policy initiatives that will result in long-term systemic change impacting women and girls’ lives for generations to come.