Besides being one of the oldest institutions of higher learning in the United States, the University of Pittsburgh is also among the nation’s most distinguished comprehensive universities, with a wide variety of high-quality programs in both the arts and sciences and professional fields.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine educates physicians who are science-based, skilled, and compassionate clinicians prepared to meet the challenges of practicing medicine in the 21st century, and educates investigators who are prepared to conduct cutting-edge biomedical research focused on bettering the human condition and advancing the fundamental understanding of medical science.
The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has a long standing history in critical care medicine. Founders of critical care medicine walked these very halls and trained the renowned leaders in the field. The School of Medicine is still a dynamic, fast-growing national leader in sciences, education, and medicine. We are proud of our long tradition of research excellence and training by world-class faculty members committed to mentoring the next generation of scientists and medical professionals.