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UPMC Selects Architecture Firms for Specialty Hospitals

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Gloria Kreps
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Ashley Trentrock

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WHAT: As part of a $2 billion investment, UPMC will unveil design plans for three new patient-focused, digitally based hospitals that will enhance the cityscapes of Pittsburgh’s Uptown, Oakland and Shadyside neighborhoods, while transforming care for its patients. 

WHY: The designs and architecture firms for the new UPMC Heart and Transplant Hospital, UPMC Hillman Cancer Hospital and UPMC Vision and Rehabilitation Hospital will be revealed. 


  • Jeffrey A. Romoff, president and CEO, UPMC
  • Leslie C. Davis, executive vice president and COO, UPMC Health Services Division
  • Steven Shapiro, M.D., chief medical and scientific officer, UPMC
  • Senior executives from the three winning, world-renowned architecture design firms

WHEN: 10:45 a.m., Wednesday, Sept. 26

WHERE: U.S. Steel Building, 600 Grant Street, 60th floor, Pittsburgh, 15219. Click here to view a livestream of the event at 11 a.m.

Note to Media: To cover this event, prior arrangements must be made by contacting Gloria Kreps at To receive photos and video footage via email after the event, please contact Ashley Trentrock at