Diversity Info

Our Institutional Commitment to Diversity

The University of Pittsburgh and its School of Medicine recognize that the diversity of its students, faculty and staff is crucial because it strengthens our institution, it strengthens science and it strengthens medicine.

The University of Pittsburgh is committed to promoting diversity in its educational programs. To achieve this goal, the School of Medicine supports the recruitment and retention of:

A) individuals from racial and ethnic groups that are underrepresented in health-related sciences,

B) individuals with disabilities that substantially limit one or more major life activities and

C) individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, as defined by qualification for Federal disadvantaged assistance