University of Pittsburgh

Overview

Med School Student

In-depth Study

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine offers programs that provide medical students with a range of options for pursuing in-depth study as part of their medical school experience. Learn more about pursuing this opportunity.

Student in Lab

Linkage Program

The Linkage Program is a post-baccalaureate program between the University of Pittsburgh and several other institutions. Discover more about this unique experience.

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine has a well-developed curricular infrastructure that combines a lecture- and problem-based curriculum with early and in-depth clinical experiences and an integrated organ systems approach to the preclinical sciences. You can read more about the educational opportunities at Pitt Med and recent student stories in the annual Dean's report here: Next is Now- Education.

Curriculum Descriptions

Curriculum architecture, courses, clerkship, areas of concentration, and elective experiences.

Learning Objectives

The curriculum of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is intended to foster the development of the competencies that the faculty considers to be essential for attainment of the MD degree and for graduates to enter the next stage of professional training.

Learning Objectives of the MD Curriculum

UPSOM Curriculum Committee

The curriculum committee of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is comprised of faculty and students who work together to fulfill the charter of this committee to monitor, govern, and maintain the currency of the four-year curriculum.

Our Mission

The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine Mission Statement

The mission of the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine is to improve the health and well-being of individuals and populations through cutting-edge biomedical research, innovative educational programs in medicine and biomedical science, and leadership in academic medicine.