Ready for Anything: How UPMC’s IT Team Responded to the Pandemic

During COVID-19, the work of IT became even more essential than before. 4 employees share why:

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The Game of Life is About More Than Winning: Eddie’s UPMC Outlook

Eddie S. shares how his passion for football, fishing, and friendship shapes his life, and how being himself is always…

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How Veterans and Military Members Found Careers at UPMC

At UPMC, we are dedicated to helping veterans and military members find rewarding and meaningful civilian careers.

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Mind and Body: How Behavioral Health Nurses Care for the Whole Person

Learn from our Behavioral Health nurses about why they chose this field and how they’re working to combat the stigmas…

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Training in Excellence & Innovation: UPMC’s ITR Program

ITR participants share how they've networked with high-level executives, given back to our communities, received…

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An Inside Look at UPMC Imaging Services

From assessing broken bones to monitoring progress during pregnancy, UPMC Imaging Services plays a key role in making…

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Smiling Through Life: María ‪Cecilia’s Story

María ‪Cecilia advocates for the diverse populations UPMC serves—and she always does this work with a smile.

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Building Confidence through the Student Nurse Internship

Ever wonder what it's like to be a student nurse intern at UPMC? Our most recent class of interns are here to share…

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My Nursing Career Ladder: How UPMC Supports Every Career Stage

A new nurse, an emerging nursing leader, and a seasoned mentor nurse from UPMC's North Central Pa. region share how…

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Shaping Leaders of the Future: UPMC’s Finance Management Rotational Program

Get to know a current member of the Finance Management Rotational Program and two former FMRs who have continued in…

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How Matt B. Brings His Whole Self to Work

As the Program Manager for Disability Accommodations, Matt B. gets to make a real impact AND bring his whole self to…

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Building a Life Changing Workforce: Inside Recruitment at UPMC

With over 100 recruiters, our Talent Acquisition helps power our workforce by sourcing, recruiting, and hiring…

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Caring from Anywhere: Q & A with a Service Coordinator

A career as a Service Coordinator combines the flexibility of remote work with the reward of building relationships…

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How Eva W. Grows, Excels, and Thrives at UPMC Hamot

Eva W., a nurse at UPMC Hamot, shares the story of how she's grown so much in the last 5 years as a professional and as…

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From the U.S. Army to UPMC Health Plan

For Barrett H., Army Veteran and Health Coach Specialist, UPMC’s values made for a seamless transition between a…

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Rehab Nurses Pave the Road to Recovery

Rehab nurses walk alongside patients as they recover from a procedure or surgery, helping to ease them through the…

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New Nurses, New Unit, Forever Friends

The story of how two colleagues became best friends and now work side-by-side leading their unit and precepting new…

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A Career of Service: Tom’s UPMC Story

Tom is passionate about leading his team well and changing the way people look at Environmental Services and…

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Growing & Leading in His Hometown: Keshon’s UPMC Story

Through tuition assistance and mentorship by coworkers, Keshon is growing and leading as a staff nurse in his hometown…

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Thanking UPMC’s Hidden Heroes

Today we pause to share the stories of some of the Hidden Heroes of 2020: UPMC’s laboratory technicians.

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Here’s How UPMC Passavant Became a Magnet Hospital

Magnet Recognition is a badge that UPMC Passavant wears with pride — not just for the title, but for what it means to…

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What It’s Really Like to be a Student Nurse Intern at UPMC

Ever wonder what it's like to be a student nurse intern at UPMC? Our most recent class of interns are here to share…

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We Chose UPMC Northwest: Nurses Share Their Why

Rachel, Cassie, Charles, and David shared 4 reasons why they enjoy their role as nurses, are passionate about their…

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Student Nurse Q&A: Lessons from the Hospital & Classroom

Current students and patient care technicians at UPMC share how they balance school and work and why they love their…

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Actions Speak Louder Than Words – UPMC’s Student Nurse Internship

UPMC’s Student Nurse Internship program allows nursing students to witness high quality of care and gain valuable…

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To Teach and Empower: My Role as a Home Health Nurse

Margaret H., shares what she loves about her unique role as a home health nurse.

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Five Reasons to Choose UPMC Hamot, In the Words of Our Nurses

For the many nurses who call it home, UPMC Hamot is the place they have chosen to build their careers and serve their…

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Four Lessons My Career as a Certified Nursing Assistant Has Taught Me

Spend a few moments talking with Terry, a Certified Nursing Assistant at Asbury Heights, and you'll quickly pick up on…

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Finding Harmony in My Second Career: Meredith’s Path to Nursing

Changing your career is an overwhelming idea. But for those who are willing to take the plunge, a "second career" can…

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Balancing Career and Family: Why Home Health Makes Sense For Me

One of the most important things that home health has given Nicole is the ability to juggle both family and career.…

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

What does it take to be a surgical technologist? 3 members of our team at UPMC Presbyterian share some insider secrets…

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Not Your Average Career: My Path to Canterbury Place

As a military veteran and a licensed practical nurse with a 25-year career, James H. leverages his diverse background…

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

When Kelsey began her career as an LPN, she was overwhelmed by all the possible directions where she could take her…

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

While some nurses choose to continue their education beyond the Licensed Practical Nurse level, Carol’s career as an…

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Overcoming Obstacles to Care: My Career as a CRNA

For Brett F., a Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) at UPMC, a challenging physical disability has affected…

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How to Build a Career in Echocardiography That You Love

Kat took us behind the scenes of her own career to reveal why her work as an echocardiography sonographer means so much…

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An Integral Part of the Team: Respiratory Therapist Q&A

Respiratory therapy may not be one of the best-known medical fields, but it certainly is one of the most important.

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How My Childhood in Kenya Inspires My Career at UPMC

Born and raised in Kenya, Alvine T. learned from a very young age just how much health care matters.

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Turning Bad Days into Blessings

Paul F. began his career as a plant manager in a metal manufacturing facility. But an opportunity came along that…

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The International Impact of Nurses

Jamaica C. of UPMC Presbyterian never would’ve anticipated that her nursing career would take her halfway across the…

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Why I Overcame My Fears to Become A Nurse

Madeline M. shares how her brother’s many health issues impacted to become a Life Changing nurse at UPMC.

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I Have Seen What Health Care Can Do

When Joe's mother suddenly and tragically passed away, he decided to pursue the career she always wanted for him:…

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From the Ambulance to the ICU

When Tyler was choosing his career path, he looked for a job that he could be proud of. As a nurse at UPMC, Tyler has…

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Art Studio to ER: One Couple’s Nursing Career

15 years ago, husband and wife Cameron and Tara T. were full-time artists. But when they had their first child, their…

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This Is the Place For Me

Julianne’s work in the Stroke Rehab Unit at UPMC Mercy is demanding, but she knows that it’s all worthwhile for the…

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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…

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Finding My Purpose in Oncology Nursing

Terri Frassinelli, an oncology nurse at UPMC Hillman Cancer Center, has passion for oncology nursing, and shares how…

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Taking the Driver’s Seat of My Supply Chain Career

Kevin shares his story about changing from a career in retail to one in supply chain with UPMC.

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Behind-the-Scenes with UPMC Supply Chain

Jennifer shares how a career change showed her how many opportunities available at UPMC, and not just clinical…

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3 Promotions in 3 Years: Evan’s Supply Chain Success Story

After graduating from college, Evan began working a warehouse position at UPMC. 3 years later, he's been promoted 3…

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From Research Scientist to Bedside Nurse

Senior Professional Staff Nurse Emily W., PhD, BSN, RN shared her perspective on what her experience at UPMC St.…

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My 4 Words to Describe UPMC St. Margaret: Straight from the CNO

UPMC St. Margaret Chief Nursing Officer Mary B. shares how she ended up at UPMC St. Margaret and how her journey with…

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My Patient Access Success Story

Patient access representatives impact our patients’ experiences and can be a great first step toward a rewarding care…

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Graduate Nurse Q & A Part 2

Kate Z., GN, talks about how her voice matters and her practice makes a difference in the department she's a part of…

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Graduate Nurse Q & A Part 1

When Kelsy Richardson became a graduate nurse at UPMC, she joined a culture and a team that cares. Hear all about her…

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How My Midlife Crisis Became Life Changing

Andrew turned his midlife crisis into an impactful career change that led him to impactful work with UPMC senior…

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10 Inspiring Quotes that Describe UPMC Nurses

We rounded up ten of our favorite quotes about nursing, and are dedicating this post to all the compassionate and…

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How My Untraditional Path Brought Me (Back) to UPMC

After moving from Mexico to Pittsburgh, Christian M. shares how UPMC helped him get him back into practicing law here…

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Back to Where It Began: Becoming a Full-Circle Faculty Member

Timothy Gill, faculty at UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing, shares how he went from RN to BSN to nursing faculty to PhD…

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Achieving a Dream Together: Twin Nursing Instructors Share Their Story

A story of teamwork, perseverance, and encouragement, twin sisters Andrea and Andia Berry share how their careers as…

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How I Found Balance Between My Nursing Career and Life

Jessica, a nurse at UPMC Shadyside, shares how she met her goals for her life and UPMC career while finding balance in…

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For My Education: Why I’m a Nurse at UPMC

Kaleya, a nurse at UPMC Shadyside, shares how education and empowerment have impacted her present and future nursing…

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How a Nurse Changed My Life and Future

Born and raised in Nigeria, Neuroscience ICU Unit Director Chibugo U. shares how a nurse forever changed her future and…

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Why I’ve Been a Nurse for 33 Years

14,000 nursing professionals have made UPMC their employer of choice—now it's your turn to discover why! Jessy shares…

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Tiny Patients, Big Impact: My Role as a Neonatal Nurse Practitioner

Katie works with Pittsburgh’s tiniest patients in the NICU and gets the chance to make a big impact at the start of a…

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The Unexpected Place I Found My Career Match

As a former teacher, Sara found her place at UPMC as a department manager in Graduate Medical Education.

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Full-Circle Care: My Role as a Peer Specialist at WPIC

"I came into this role because I am a person who lives with a mental health diagnosis." Jennifer shares the inspiring…

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Recent Grads Share Perks of Health Care IT

What makes you excited to go to work every day? Our Information Technology Rotational (ITR) program participants give…

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A Different Kind of Care: Hillman Cancer Center Volunteers

UPMC CancerCenter volunteers touch the lives of thousands of patients and their families. We are pleased to share their…

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Finding Your Fit: The UPMC FMR Program

We sat down with four current FMRs here at UPMC to ask them a few questions about how they knew they were a fit for…

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A Day in the Life of a TCU Nurse

Vernice has been at TCU Nurse at UPMC Montefiore for 29 years. She walks us through her typical day and all its…

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Serving Seniors at Sherwood Oaks

Kailey and Alexis’s experiences of building relationships with residents at Sherwood Oaks have shaped their academic…

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5 Things You Never Knew About S.W.A.T. Nursing

Do you love having exposure to a diverse range of patient cases? S.W.A.T. nursing at UPMC may be a fit for you!

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5 Reasons It Pays to Work in Health Care IT

IT Professionals with UPMC Health Plan share 5 rewarding benefits of working in this dynamic, adaptive field.

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Medical Coding: Five Reasons It’s Your Fit

Whether you’re just beginning your career or are ready for a change, explore five unique benefits of this field.…

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Clinical Creativity: The Art of Occupational Therapy

On a daily basis, Occupational Therapists (OTs) at Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC implement innovative…

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The Clinical Research Nursing Checklist: Characteristics for Career Success

Our clinical research coordinators (CRCs) have a unique set of skills. They share the keys to success at UPMC and how…

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Spotlight on General Medicine Nurses

A former ballet dancer and mother of three boys, Jennifer shares how her role as a Professional Staff Nurse at UPMC…

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What’s a CRNA?

Derek R. is a certified registered nurse anesthetist (CRNA) at UPMC. Read how his career as a CRNA is filled with…

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Advanced Practice Providers: Understanding the Heart of the Matter

For APPs at UPMC, successfully guiding patients through each stage of the recovery process is the ultimate objective!…

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Having Fun as a Speech-Language Pathologist

Deanna Schiff-Pasekoff has spent her entire career as a Speech-Language Pathologist. Here's why she loved her job.

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