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

If you have set foot into the medical world, then you have probably been impacted by the work of a ...

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Tara Tucker

Inspired to Make a Difference: My Care Changes Lives

If you have set foot into the medical world, then you have probably been impacted by the work of a ...

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Joe Serafin

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

If you have set foot into the medical world, then you have probably been impacted by the work 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 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 »

Research and Development at UPMC Enterprises

Research and development is one of the most important aspects of leading high-tech companies. Any corporation that is going to launch a commercially successful product in the market should conduct extensive user research in order to thoroughly understand current market trends and the needs of customers. Without user research, the chance of launching a successful product decreases… Read more »