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Excellence Defined.

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.

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AdmissionsThe University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine looks for resourceful, creative applicants who are leaders and who balance academic achievement with an abiding sense of personal discovery and a deep commitment to serving others.

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EducationThe University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is 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.

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ResearchTomorrow's break-throughs depend directly on today's advances in basic research. The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine stands among the nation's leading centers of basic and applied biomedical research.

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The UPSOM Experience


There are nearly as many paths to the destination 'scientist' as there are people who eventually find themselves there. At the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, where excellence is an everyday pursuit, creativity and leadership are two of the characteristics of excellence that define it best.  closequote

School of Medicine
Contact Information:

M240 Scaife Hall
3550 Terrace Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261

Questions about applying or your application should be directed to Admissions and Financial Aid.