• Our school’s leadership team—helmed by Anantha Shekhar—is committed to supporting a learning environment that positions tomorrow’s physicians to lead lives of impact.

  • We look for applicants who are leaders and who balance academic achievement with an abiding sense of personal discovery and a deep commitment to serving others.

  • We are proud of our long tradition of research excellence and training by world-class faculty members committed to mentoring the next generation of medical professionals.

  • Tomorrow's breakthroughs depend directly on today's advances in basic research. We stand among the nation's leading centers of basic and applied biomedical research.

  • At the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, we teach and train doctors to handle the realities of a new era in medicine. 

By the Numbers

No. 13
Among Best Medical Schools: Research
No. 11
Among Best Medical Schools: Primary Care
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