The Department of Pathology Residency Program -
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is a comprehensive, highly integrated, and dynamic medical center dedicated to providing exemplary patient care, educating the next generation of health care professionals, and advancing basic and clinical research. UPMC encompasses six health sciences schools and a host of clinical facilities, and specialized medical centers including UPMC Presbyterian University Hospital, UPMC Shadyside Hospital, Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, the Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, the Children's Hospital of UPMC, Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, and the Pittsburgh Veterans Affairs Medical Centers. Most UPMC facilities are located within easy walking distance of the University of Pittsburgh campus or are accessible via a regular shuttle service.

Core training in pathology is provided to resident trainees at the hospitals noted above. The proximity of the hospitals allows frequent joint conferences, meetings, collaborative research endeavors, and case review.

Through its wealth of facilities and affiliated hospitals, UPMC has developed cutting-edge medical programs and recruited some of the nation's most talented and motivated scientists. As a result, UPMC offers exceptional research and training opportunities in a setting that fosters multidisciplinary investigations and collegial scientific exchange. The current revitalization and growth of UPMC assure its place as a medical center that will help shape the future of health care and medical science.

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