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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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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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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Stop, Collaborate, and Care: Inside the Culture of UPMC Western Psychiatric

Jeremy began his career as a manager at a big box national retailer. But after being inspired by his wife's job as an…

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4 Things I Love About UPMC Altoona

Mandy shared her passion for working at UPMC Altoona with us, and now we’re here to share the things about Altoona that…

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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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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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Application Navigation: A Guide for Graduate Nurses

Where should a recent or soon-to-be graduate nurse (GN) go from here? We've got helpful hints for GNs on how to…

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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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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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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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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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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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My Time in the Student Nurse Internship Program

Our 10-week Student Nurse Internship program offers soon-to-be graduate nurses excellent hands-on training in an…

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