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UPMC International Training Center

The UPMC International Training Center provides a series of training programs that clinicians and health care leaders around the world can customize. Each program seeks to provide insights and experience on the latest and most innovative techniques in health care delivery and management.

We offer health care lectures, seminars, and job shadowing for doctors and hospital staff.

By taking part in these programs, you'll gain leading industry knowledge. And you'll walk away with best-practice models to help you transform the health care system in your home country.

To learn more about the International Training Center, email ITC@UPMC.edu.


Our International Training Programs

Health Care Management Program

Who should take HCM training?

Anyone looking to enhance their knowledge of effective health care management, such as:

  • Health care admins
  • Health system leaders
  • Clinicians

What you'll learn

You'll gain an understanding of various health care administration topics.

Program length: Two- and three-week options
Language requirements: Program materials and content are in English. We can provide a translator if needed.

Learn more about the HCM Program

Visionary Experience Program

Who should take this training?

Anyone looking to improve their health care administration skills, such as:

  • Health care staff
  • Health system leaders
  • Clinicians

What you'll learn

You can choose from certain tracks such as finance or patient safety and quality.

Program length: One week.
Language requirements: Program materials and content are in English. We can provide a translator if needed.

Learn more about the Visionary Experience Program

Nurse Observership Program

Who should take this training?

Tailored for nurses and nurse leaders.

What you'll do

Learn, discuss, and shadow specialties of your choice, such as rehab services and post-anesthesia care unit.

Program length: Two- to six-week options. Standard length is four weeks.
Language requirements: You must have a high level of English speaking and comprehension.

Learn more about the Nurse Observership Program

Doctor Observership Program

Who should take this training?

Designed for doctors and physician leaders.

What you'll do

Learn, discuss, and shadow clinical specialties of your choice, such as transplant and cardiology.

Program length: Two- to six-week options. Standard length is four weeks.
Language requirements: You must have a high level of English speaking and comprehension.

Learn more about the Doctor Observership Program