Academic Resources

Academic Resources

Health Sciences Library System

Offers a wide array of information services, educational opportunities, and resources in print and electronic format to faculty, medical staff, students, and researchers in the schools of the health sciences (Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Public Health) and the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC).

Health Sciences Diversity Initiative

This office exists to foster an inclusive environment for students, trainees, and faculty within the health professions schools and to increase the number of well-trained professionals who reflect different cultures, ethnicities, socio-economic backgrounds, abilities, genders, religious affiliations, and sexual orientations.

Medical Education

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

More Administrative Offices

These offices strive to strike a balance between the professional and personal. Encompasses research, academic affairs, graduate studies, faculty affairs, student affairs, academic planning, resource management, and strategic and program development.

Health Sciences Portal

Gateway to academic and professional information of interest to the Schools of the Health Sciences communities.

Simulation Center (WISER)

Conducts research and training programs utilizing simulation-based education to provide a safer environment for patients of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and its affiliates.

Standardized Patient Program

Standardized patient is someone who has been trained to portray a patient in a medical situation. Standardized patients (SPs) are used by the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and by many other institutions to teach and evaluate students.

Health Sciences Events Calendar

Students, faculty, staff, and alumni of Pitt’s schools of the health sciences can check here daily for events of special interest and importance.