School of Medicine

Ibram X. Kendi in a gray suit with his book
Sponsored by the Department of Medicine Office of Diversity and Inclusion, a recent book club welcomed nearly 100 people to discuss the bestselling Ibram X. Kendi book. See what their next pick is and how to join.
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In this second Q&A with members of the Healthcare Advisory Group, the experts share more about what they’re learning as they address the University’s health and safety concerns.
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Outgoing chair of the Board of Trustees Eva Tansky Blum symbolically passed the gavel to new chair Thomas E. Richards, new trustees were announced and Chancellor Patrick Gallagher spoke on Pitt’s resilience during the global crises of COVID-19 and racial injustice.
A statue sitting on a bench with a face mask
Pittwire asked four members of the Healthcare Advisory Group—a multidisciplinary panel of experts charged with addressing the questions facing the University as it prepares for fall—about what they know and what they're learning.
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A new set of guidelines, a lab manual and multiple groups at Pitt are working to reduce bias in academic science and increase diversity in STEM fields.
A woman in a beige top and a man in a light blue dress shirt wave
About 65 carloads of fans made their way past Arthur S. Levine’s home for a surprise parade to commemorate his 20-plus years as dean of the medical school and senior vice chancellor of the health sciences.
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Meet the members of Pitt’s Healthcare Advisory Group—a team tasked with monitoring the health status of campus and making decisions about policy for COVID-19.
Two boys in black t-shirts playing in a field
Pittsburgh’s Homewood neighborhood has a new group of certified babysitters. They’re graduates of a program that’s not only shaping future childcare providers, but entrepreneurs, too.
Dmitriy Babichenko in the School of Computing and Information joined forces with colleagues from the Schools of Pharmacy and Nursing, as well as the Department of English and UPMC, to develop two games for kids to learn about health.
A series of genome sequencers
Five behemoth next-generation sequencers, which look more or less like photocopiers, as well as a series of robotic arms have sequenced more than 10,000 samples since the UPMC Genome Center opened in 2018. Read about what this means for research and for patient care.