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Why University of Pittsburgh?

Leader in Education and Research

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.