School of Medicine

An aerial view of Oakland
The City of Pittsburgh seeks stakeholder input regarding the Oakland Plan, which will guide area investments, land-use regulations and infrastructure improvements.
A Zoom call with one visible participant in pink
A virtual town hall with members of the regional Latinx community explored racial and ethnic identity and the diversity of the cultures that make up the Hispanic population in the United States.
The side of a building, with the Cathedral of Learning in the background
Perhaps you’ve heard of Senate Council but you aren’t sure what it does. This explainer introduces the group’s goals and key players ahead of today’s monthly meeting.
A person in a face mask, white coat and blue gloves holds up a vial
The discovery in animals is being used to make a drug for potential therapeutic and preventive use against COVID-19 in humans.
Members of the Class of 2024 Oath Writing Committee on a Zoom call together
In addition to reciting the traditional Hippocratic Oath during their White Coat Ceremony, members of the School of Medicine’s Class of 2024 wrote their own class oath to acknowledge their ever-evolving responsibilities as physicians.
a screen showing a woman swabbing her nose, with directions in white text over a blue background that say "Hold cotton swab in place against the inside wall of your nostril for 10 seconds"
The University of Pittsburgh is working to monitor and contain the spread of COVID-19 on and off campus by randomly testing students for the virus. Going through the process is easier than you might think—take a look.
A depiction of a bloodstream and a virus
The National Institutes of Health has selected Pitt to lead a trio of Phase 3 clinical trials involving COVID-19 patients that will explore the use of blood thinners in saving lives and improving care.