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Advanced Practice Providers

The Office of Advanced Practice Providers is dedicated to advancing UPMC as the premier professional setting for:

  • Nurse Anesthetists
  • Nurse Practitioners
  • Nurse-Midwives
  • Physician Assistants

Supporting Education and Professional Development

We support the development of advanced practice providers by:

  • Creating innovative and novel strategies of utilization through state-of-the-art postgraduate education techniques and forward-thinking operational methods.
  • Helping foster the health care delivery models of the future, in which medicine is approached as a profession for collaborative and multidisciplinary teams.
  • Representing UPMC’s commitment to leading the industry in enhancing the role of advanced practice providers in the care of our patients.

Employer of Excellence 2020-21

The UPMC Office of Advanced Practice Providers was honored to be recognized as a 2020-2021 Employer of Excellence by the American Academy of Physician Assistants. This distinction is granted to health systems that demonstrate a commitment to creating a positive and collaborative work environment for Physician Assistants and Advanced Practice Providers.