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Professional Development Opportunities at UPMC

UPMC can help you to become the best nurse you can be. Through a wide array of professional development and educational programs, your opportunities as at UPMC are virtually unlimited.

UPMC wants our nurses to succeed and find growth in their personal and professional lives. This development may include serving on behalf of your peers on a Professional Practice Council, obtaining specialty certifications, or seeking continuing education.

Nursing Education

UPMC believes that education is an ongoing process for all staff. As a nurse, you are asked to keep up with the latest advancements in patient care. UPMC encourages you to  take advantage of educational opportunities and experiences.

Learn more about nursing education opportunities at UPMC.


UPMC nurses are leaders who are growing professionally and sharing their knowledge locally, nationally, and internationally. Learn more about these achievements by browsing the UPMC nursing annual reports.

Learn more about our achievements.

Leadership Development

UPMC is always looking for ways to develop nursing leaders from within the organization, and believes that all nurses have leadership potential. The goal at UPMC is to grow and support leaders through targeted developmental opportunities. These opportunities come through education, feedback, coaching, and compensation and reward systems.

Learn more about leadership development opportunities at UPMC.​

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