Founded in 1866, UPMC Shadyside is an accredited teaching institution in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and is recognized and approved by the State Board of Medical Licensure to provide graduate medical education programs for physicians in the practice of medicine. UPMC Shadyside is accredited by both the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) and the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to sponsor medical education training programs.
In its accredited training programs, UPMC Shadyside is responsible for training approximately 97 men and women in the career of medicine. In addition, UPMC Shadyside is a training site for medical students from across the country who must complete required clinical rotations toward medical school requirements for graduation.
By training physicians to deliver high-quality health care in a challenging environment, UPMC Shadyside maintains its mission of providing cost-effective, compassionate, and professional care to the patients it serves in the community and tri-state area.
Through the use of a variety of clinical settings, including two ambulatory centers, trainees in UPMC Shadyside residency programs are exposed to a wide range of patients and a broad educational experience. As a major teaching affiliate of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center (UPMC), UPMC Shadyside provides clinical, academic, and research experience for physicians in the following programs:
For further information regarding these programs, telephone the UPMC Shadyside Department of Internal Medicine at 412-623-2465.
The University of Pittsburgh Department of Medicine offers fellowships in 11 different subspecialty areas. Each division has an extremely active research program. Residents at UPMC Shadyside have historically participated in fellowship programs and have been actively involved in publications and presentations at national meetings. Rotations on the Oakland campus of UPMC provide our residents with opportunities to be mentored by nationally recognized faculty. Despite the increasingly competitive nature of fellowships, UPMC Shadyside residents have been successful in gaining fellowships in all 11 subspecialties.