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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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ISD@Children’s

Once I received the email that I would be working at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC in the Information Services Department with the myCHP patient portal team, I truly did not know what to expect. I never went to CHP as a child and even if I had, it was not merged with UPMC… Read more »

5 Tips for Working in Pittsburgh

Working for UPMC as a Summer Associate will probably be the first time that many people will work in a city. This is especially true for those SA’s who are assigned to work in the Steel Building, but almost every hospital location is in an urban area. Forbes Tower is in the middle of Oakland… Read more »

Out and About in Oakland

Forbes Tower is located in the heart and center of Oakland, PA, amidst the hustle and bustle of the University of Pittsburgh’s Main Campus. If you find yourself located working at Forbes Tower, you can be assured that Oakland is a fantastic place to work. Restaurants/Places to Eat Because the Tower is located in the… Read more »

Life of an Intern

You wake up in the morning feeling like a UPMC SA! UPMC Summer Associates come from all over, but many reside in Oakland for the summer. Living in Oakland makes for an easy commute to any of the local UPMC offices. My morning commute consists of walking to a bus stop and catching any 61… Read more »