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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 2018
Friday, March 16, 2018, 12 p.m.
Petersen Event Center

Student Clinician Ceremony
Friday, May 4, 2018, 3 p.m.
LR 5 & 6 Scaife Hall

Senior Awards Program
Friday, May 18, 2018
Connolly Ballroom, Alumni Hall
4227 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh PA

SOM Diploma Day Ceremony
Monday, May 21, 2018, 4 p.m.
Soldier and Sailors, 4141 Fifth Avenue

White Coat Ceremony
Sunday, August 12, 2018, 3 p.m.

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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