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

Most types of nursing involve similar responsibilities — monitoring patients’ conditions, administering medications, maintaining records, and educating patients and their ...

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

At UPMC, our patients are our top priority. Our nurses may be busy administering medication and juggling their schedules, but ...

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A Day in My Shoes – UPMC's Summer Associates Program

Becoming a UPMC Summer Associate means taking a big step into the professional world and preparing for your future. This ...

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

Many people recognize UPMC for its corporate headquarters and flagship hospitals in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, but just over 100 miles north, ...

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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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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 »

A Day in the Life of a Primary Care PA…

I’ve been working in Family Medicine for two years now, and while some things we do every day may seem routine, there is nothing ordinary about how we care for our patients.  Here is an example of a random day in Primary Care: 8:00am: Upon arrival to the office, I greet our nurses and turn… Read more »

What motivates you? How does this play into your role as an FMR?

Motivation is an interesting topic because it impacts each person differently. When someone really thinks about it, it is the internal drive which gets each person out of bed in the morning. Regardless of what motivates a person, it has a huge impact on how we live our everyday lives and what we strive to… Read more »