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Inside the Operating Room: Q&A with UPMC Surgical Technologists

Did you know that you don't need to be a surgeon to experience the fast-paced and thrilling world of the ...

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Carol S., Licensed Practical Nurse, UPMC Heritage Place

From Patients to Family: Why Your Community Needs LPNs Like You

Every day, many of us move through life in our own little world. But do you ever stop to think ...

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Kelsey M., Licensed Practical Nurse, UPMC Seneca Place

3 Things You Didn't Know About Working in Senior Communities

When you picture a senior living facility, what comes to mind? The caring staff, the friendly community of residents — ...

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James H., LPN, Canterbury Place

Not Your Average Career: My Path to Canterbury Place

As a military veteran and a seasoned licensed practical nurse with a twenty-five-year career, James H. has cared for patients ...

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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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Expectations: A Guide to Your First Week as a Summer Associate

You’re looking for an internship and you discover UPMC’s Summer Associates Program. You do your research, realize the potential benefits of top level executive exposure, and apply. You hear back from a member of the Campus Programs team. The next step? The interview! You arrive downtown and knock the interview out of the park and… Read more »

Where Are They Now? Spotlight On: Catherine Flynn

The Summer Associates Program provides many of its interns with valuable work experience, lasting professional relationships and unforgettable summer memories. For some, hard work has translated into careers at UPMC! I had the chance to speak with Catherine Flynn, a 2013 Summer Associate, who has gone on to become a member of the ISDR program,… Read more »

Technology Enables Patient-Centered Care

Today’s health care industry is all about providing quality patient care at a lower cost. Continually improving patient care and maintaining a high degree of patient satisfaction ranks top priority for many health care providers. These aims can be partially achieved through sound infrastructure and efficient operational systems. However, health information technologies also serve as… Read more »

The Leadership Connection

UPMC is an expansive health system, which continues to grow across Pennsylvania. With this knowledge, one might expect that an intern like me would have little exposure to company leadership, as is the case with many large organizations. As a Summer Associate, however, this could not have been further from the truth. In fact, here at UPMC,… Read more »

Corporate Finance vs. Public Accounting: Make an Informed Choice!

As accounting students, professors often direct us toward careers in public accounting. Since most programs offer a Master’s, which provides the necessary requirements to sit for the Uniform Certified Public Accountant Exam, it seems like a logical choice. Public accounting affords exposure to numerous industries, allowing for professional growth and insightful experiences. However, through UPMC’s… Read more »