Learning Environment

To submit an accolade of highly professional behavior or an incident of mistreatment or unprofessional behavior, click here for the Pair System. PAIR reports can be submitted confidentially or anonymously and are addressed promptly by the Assistant Dean for the Learning Environment:

Evelyn C. Reis, MD
Assistant Dean for the Learning Environment
S526 Scaife Hall
Phone: 412-648-2884 (confidential voicemail)






Medical school education has always challenged the brightest and best-prepared minds. At the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, we teach and train doctors to handle the realities of a new era in medicine. You'll also find a long tradition of research excellence and training by a world-class faculty committed to mentoring the next generation of investigators. We are looking for highly motivated students to continue this tradition through our MD, PhD, master's, and certificate programs.

Scholarly Project

The Scholarly Project encourages students to design, seek, and test novel approaches to scientific/clinical problems and fosters analytical thinking and the development of tools for rational decision making in future physicians.

Student Affairs Diversity Programs

The Office of Diversity Programs works closely with current and prospective students, as well as future medical school candidates, to see that our vision of diversity and inclusion becomes reality.

Laboratory for Educational Technology

The Lab is a School of Medicine research and development group dedicated to the discovery, development, and validation of new technologies that support the educational mission of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine.

Online Curriculum (Navigator)

Contains the online curricular materials for the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine years 1 through 4 and some postgraduate training programs.

Medical Education

Pursues teaching, research, and service missions related to the education of medical students.

Biomedical Graduate Student Association

A University of Pittsburgh-affiliated group composed of the School of Medicine biomedical graduate students, BGSA is governed by a council of representatives with two goals: (1) representing the general biomedical graduate student body in and academic and educational issues; and (2) providing opportunities for graduate students to interact with each other in scientific sessions and a social environment, through sponsorship of social events and academic activities.