This year, the UPMC Health System/City of Pittsburgh Marathon plays host to the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Men's Marathon on May 7. City streets throughout the 26.2-mile race course will be closed for portions of the day. The race day event schedule has been changed to accommodate the Olympic Trials event. All races start […]
The School of Medicine magazine, Pitt Med, has been awarded a Gold Medal from the national Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) in the special constituency magazine category. First published last October, Pitt Med shares the ongoing intellectual endeavors of the medical school with alumni and friends. The magazine promotes the quality […]
The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) has launched the Scott Limbach Center for Medical Entrepreneurship. The Limbach Center will promote medical entrepreneurial knowledge and activities among UPCI faculty and students through education and resource support. Initial funding for the center has been provided by a grant from Scott Limbach. Educational activities of the Limbach […]
Attorneys from the ACLU said yester- day that they haven't decided how to proceed following an Allegheny County judge's ruling that Pitt does not discriminate by denying health benefits to employees' gay and lesbian partners. Pitt officials, meanwhile, weren't saying whether they plan to file for a permanent injunction in a further effort to kill […]
For the second year in a row, Hospitals & Health Networks magazine has named UPMC Health System one of the 100 Most Wired hospitals and health systems in the United States for its use of technology to serve its patients, doctors, nurses and employees. According to the magazine, the most wired hospital systems give patients […]
The University of Pittsburgh is gratified that the Court of Common Pleas, after hearing arguments from both sides and carefully reviewing the extensive record in this case, has prohibited Deborah Henson and the other six complainants from proceeding with the action against the University pending before the Pittsburgh Human Relations Commission. Pitt respects the Human […]
In the April 13 University Times story about the Innovation in Education Awards, Richard Steinman's faculty rank was listed incorrectly. Steinman is an assistant professor of medicine.