Medicine Residency

Department of Medicine

 Medicine/Pediatrics Residency Program 

Training Site



The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC) is the leading health care system in western Pennsylvania and is the clinical hub of one of the nation's most renowned academic medical programs. Together with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, UPMC hospitals train more than 1,300 residents and fellows each year in 82 specialty areas. For more general information about the UPMC Health System, visit the UPMC Facts & Stats page.

Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Is the only hospital in southwestern Pennsylvania that is dedicated solely to the care of infants, children, and young adults

Has 263 private family-centered patient rooms, 48 critical care beds, and a 41-bed emergency department

Has more than 400,000 visits to its hospital and neighborhood locations each year

Is located on a new site with a green campus and quiet building, designed to provide family-centered services with attention to patient safety and high-quality care

Is nationally recognized for its use of green technology and its electronic medical record system (for additional details, click here)

Features a 10-story research center

Rotations here include the general pediatrics floors, subspecialty floors, emergency department, pediatric intensive care unit (PICU), and neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)


UPMC Presbyterian and UPMC Montefiore Hospitals

Two major hospitals located next to each other in a complex connected by an indoor pedestrian bridge

Together have 625 medical/surgical and 150 ICU beds

Have more than 32,000 inpatient admissions annually

Are home to the world-renowned Thomas E. Starzl Transplantation Institute

Are designated a Level 1 Regional Resource Trauma Center

Rotations here include the general medicine floors, subspecialty consults, emergency room, coronary care unit (CCU), and cardiac pavilion




UPMC Shadyside Hospital

Has 485 medical/surgical beds

Is just a 10-minute drive from UPMC Presbyterian and Montefiore

Is located near the University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) and the Hillman Cancer Center, which feature nationally recognized, cutting-edge cancer treatment and research

Rotations here include the general medicine floors, subspecialty consults, and the medical intensive care unit (MICU)



Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC

Has the largest NICU in Pennsylvania, treating more than 1,000 seriously or critically ill newborns annually

Is involved in more than 8,000 births per year, accounting for 45% of the births in Allegheny County

Is a regional referral center for high-risk maternal care

Is recognized as a National Center of Excellence in Women's Health

Rotations include the newborn nursery and NICU