At the UPMC Department of Family Medicine, we are committed to providing excellent primary care to people of all ages.
In addition to caring for patients in our offices and hospitals, we help them navigate the complex health care system. We work with our patients to coordinate the care they receive from different members of the UPMC care team in different locations across the system.
The American Academy of Family Physicians defines family medicine as the medical specialty that:
Our mission is three-fold:
To accomplish this mission, the Department:
Our vision at the UPMC Department of Family Medicine:
Three family medicine residencies — at UPMC McKeesport, UPMC Shadyside, and UPMC St. Margaret — provide invaluable community-based experience with the support of the University of Pittsburgh, a major academic research institution.
Eighty-four residents and twelve fellows practice within these settings. They receive support from thirteen University of Pittsburgh faculty and thirty-six UPMC faculty.