University of Pittsburg Medical Center

The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is the leading health care system in western Pennsylvania and one of the largest nonprofit integrated health care systems in the United States.

UPMC enjoys a strong national and international clinical and research reputation, drawing patients from throughout the United States and dozens of countries across the globe. UPMC has been ranked among the "best of the best" in U.S. News & World Report's hospital ranking for the past five years. The health system's academic partner, the University of Pittsburgh, is among the top recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding.

UPMC's consortium of health care facilities includes 20 tertiary care, specialty, and community hospitals. The health system also includes primary care and specialist physician practices, cancer care, imaging and surgery facilities, rehabilitation services, in-home services including hospice care and durable medical devices, retirement living and long-term care, pharmacy services, and an array of health insurance products.

At the heart of UPMC is the region's only academic medical center. Through its affiliation with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and other schools of the health sciences the schools of Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and the Graduate School of Public Health UPMC shares in the academic mission of the university by providing a broad range of programs in education, biomedical research, training, health promotion, diagnosis, and treatment of disease and disability.

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