Health Sciences Diversity


The University of Pittsburgh was one of the four original pilot sites of the Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC) program. The AAMC is strongly committed to changing the face of medicine to address the needs of diverse communities. is a free resource designed to complement and enhance the long-standing efforts of the nation’s medical schools to increase

The AAMC organization represents all 130 accredited medical schools that grant the MD degree and more than 400 major teaching hospitals in the United States. They also administer the MCAT exam and manage the application process for medical school.

University of Pittsburgh Year of Healthy U

This year Pitt is studying, recognizing, and appreciating practices that promote good health, showing how a cross disciplinary understanding of health can lead to better lives. The Year of Healthy U will advance our understanding of health in all its forms and renew our commitment to fostering a healthy community.