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About Us

The Office of Student Affairs supports medical students during their time at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine and provides personal, professional, and academic guidance.

Important Dates

MATCH Day
Friday, March 20, 2015, 12 p.m.
LR 5 & 6 Scaife Hall

Student Clinician Ceremony
Friday, May 1, 2015, 3 p.m.
LR 5 & 6 Scaife Hall

SOM Diploma Day Ceremony
Monday, May 18, 2015, 4 p.m.
Soldier and Sailors, 4141 Fifth Avenue

White Coat Ceremony
Sunday, August 10, 2014, 3 p.m.        LR 5 & 6 Scaife Hall


Medical Student Handbook

Latest policies, procedures, forms, student services, and other important information.

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OSA Features

Advising Services
Advocacy, Guidance, Mentorship

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Office of Diversity Affairs
Separating facts from the myths about medical school.

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Global Health
The Global Health Area of Concentration program provides an opportunity for students to pursue global health in depth.

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Your Student Affairs Office

Associate Dean, Dr. Horn

Associate Dean for Student Affairs
Joan Harvey, MD

Associate Dean, Dr. Horn

Assistant Dean for Student Affairs & Director of Diversity Programs Chenits Pettigrew, PhD

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Prospective Medical Students

Prospective Medical Students are invited to visit the School of Medicine Office of Admissions and Financial Aid »

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