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Madeline May, Home Health Nurse

Why I Overcame My Fears to Become A Nurse: My Care Changes Lives

If you have ever been a patient or received medical care, then you have probably been impacted by the work ...

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Tara Tucker

Inspired to Make a Difference: My Care Changes Lives

If you have ever set foot into a hospital, then you have probably been impacted by the care of a ...

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Joe Serafin

I Have Seen What Health Care Can Do: My Care Changes Lives

If you have ever set foot into a hospital, then you have probably been impacted by the care of a ...

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A Witness to Change: Deborah F., Lifelong Life Changer

By Deborah Fletcher, Refund Specialist, Revenue Cycle  My name is Deborah Fletcher, and I'm a UPMC Lifelong Life Changer.   I started working here ...

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The Faces of UPMC McKeesport

Welcome to UPMC McKeesport. This community hospital, located just twelve miles southeast of Pittsburgh, has been serving the residents of ...

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The Intricacies of Finance within Health Care

When looking for a unique and challenging internship opportunity for this summer, I turned to the health care industry for an engaging atmosphere that would develop my professional skills. The health care industry presents complex and interesting problems in an ever-changing socio-political environment. With this varying legislation and regulation comes the adaptation of health care… Read more »

The Benefits of Working Closely with Your Manager

No matter your placement for the UPMC Summer Associates Program, the one thing that you will be unable to escape is your manager – and that’s a good thing! You will interact with your manager more than anyone else throughout your internship as he or she gives you projects, brings you to meetings, and trains… Read more »

The Chorus of My Career

The lab isn’t a quiet place–far from it, actually. If someone was to come in and record audio in our lab, they would probably classify it as “white noise.” However, to the trained ear of a Medical Technologist, the sounds of the lab make up the sound track of my day, the chorus of my… Read more »

Love What You Do

For me, choosing a career was easy. I was told at an early age that if you love what you do for a living, you will never work a day in your life. That quote has always stuck with me. My grandmother was a nurse and took such great pride and passion in her work. As… Read more »