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About UPMC Nursing

At UPMC, 11,000 men and women devote their lives to the health and well-being of others. These individuals dedicate their time, talent, and efforts to finding innovative ways to provide exceptional patient care, sharing professional experience and expertise with colleagues, and serving in leadership roles across the organization. These men and women are UPMC nurses.

UPMC nurses enjoy a multifaceted professional experience. We invite you to learn more about what it means to be a UPMC nurse by taking some time to visit our 2016 Nursing Annual Report website.

Message from the Chief Nursing Officer

UPMC nurses are leaders in their profession. They pursue dynamic roles within UPMC and influence the nursing profession locally, nationally, and internationally. The nursing profession is changing, and UPMC supports the growth of our nurses through all stages of their career lifetime. Read more.


Every nurse chooses a different career path and strives to achieve various personal goals. While each of these professionals is unique, one goal is shared among all UPMC nurses — the desire to provide patients with the best care. Read more.

Our Nurses

UPMC nurses are skilled, passionate caregivers who are constantly looking for opportunities to develop professionally and improve care for their patients. They provide a voice to their patients and to their profession. Read more.

Nursing News and Events

UPMC keeps nurses informed of what is happening across the organization. Information is communicated in many ways, including through newsletters and professional activities.

National Recognition

U.S. News & World Report consistently ranks UPMC Presbyterian Shadyside among the nation's top hospitals. National industry journals also continue to recognize UPMC as a leader in improving patient care through information technology and other initiatives. Read more.