Web Resources

Access to Pitt Wireless Network>

Wireless PittNet provides fast, secure, and easy-to-use Internet access from academic buildings and residence hall common areas across campus.

Biomedical Core Facilities>

The basic science and clinical research facilities for shared core resources and services that can be accessed by any University investigator on a fee-for-service or collaborative basis.

Biomedical Research Imaging Resources>

This website provides an overview of the imaging resources and capabilities available to biomedical researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and Carnegie Mellon University.

Center for Postdoctoral Affairs>

The Office of Academic Career Development is responsible for providing services and support for postdoctoral education in the Schools of Dental Medicine,MedicineNursingPharmacy,Public HealthHealth and Rehabilitation Sciences

Clinical and Translational Science Institute>

The primary focus of the Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) is to develop, nurture, and support a cadre of clinical and translational scientists as they navigate the increasingly complex research system. 

Conference Room Listing>

Reserve a conference room

Conflict of Interest Superform>

The Superform Web site can be used to fulfill only University (i.e., not UPMC/UPP) conflict of interest disclosure requirements.

Digital Vita>

To access Digital Vita, you will need an HSConnect account. If you have an account already, simply Sign In. Otherwise, please see the HSConnect page for information about HSConnect and creating an account.

DOD Congressionally Directed Medical Research Programs>

We provide hope by promoting innovative research, recognizing untapped opportunities, creating partnerships, and guarding the public trust.

Grants and Funding (from Science Careers) >

Are you seeking funding for research or training in a particular area? Now that GrantsNet has been retired, our staff has compiled a list of other places you can search for information on funding programs. Unfortunately, most of them require a subscription for access.

Health Sciences Diversity>

The Office of Health Sciences Diversity exists to foster an inclusive environment for students, trainees, and faculty within the health professions schools and to increase the number of well-trained professionals who reflect different cultures, ethnicities, socio-economic backgrounds, abilities, genders, religious affiliations and sexual orientations.

Health Sciences Information Technology>

The iTarget Team is a service organization committed to supporting and simplifying the work of our customers.

Health Sciences iTarget Technical Support Website>

Please use the tools on this page to submit a new help request or view/update an existing request. Also, you may want to check the news and frequently asked questions sections first to see if the information you need is already in our database. You may also contact our HelpDesk at 412-648-2222.

Health Sciences Library System>

The Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) at the University of Pittsburgh offers a wide array of information services, educational opportunities, and resources in print and electronic format to faculty, students, and researchers in the schools of the health sciences (Medicine, Dental Medicine, Pharmacy, Nursing, Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, and Public Health).

Health Sciences Publication Notification Form>

Step-by-step interactive form, tracks submissions, and Listed authors can view manuscripts

Innovation Commercialization>

The University of Pittsburgh remains fully committed to fostering innovation commercialization among its faculty, staff, and student researchers, building strong industry partnerships, promoting an entrepreneurial culture, and contributing proactively to regional economic development as part of its educational mission.

Institutional Animal Care & Use Committee (IACUC)>

The University of Pittsburgh Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) oversees the University's animal programs, facilities and procedures insuring the appropriate care, use, and humane treatments of animals being used for research, testing and education.

Institutional Biosafety Committee >

The University of Pittsburgh Institutional Biosafety (IBC) Committee is responsible for reviewing and ensuring compliance with the NIH Guidelines on all research activities that involve recombinant DNA (rDNA) including human gene transfer clinical trials.

Invention Disclosure Submission>

The invention disclosure form now provides two different documents to collect the signatures of Pitt Innovators and non-Pitt innovators (if applicable). All innovators who have contributed to the invention must sign one of these two forms. Please review the forms and sign in the appropriate location.

NIH Centers and Institutes >

NIH is the nation’s medical research agency—supporting scientific studies that turn discovery into health.

Office of Academic Career Development>

Our goal is to help you successfully navigate the major stepping stones along the course of your academic career. We will help guide you on your journey toward a professional life spent creating, disseminating, and applying new knowledge in the health sciences.

Office of Clinical Research>

The OCR's mission is to facilitate the process of clinical research, to promote its value, and to foster communication among the various entities engaged in its conduct. The Office of Clinical Research promotes clinical research at the University of Pittsburgh and its affiliated institutions by providing research-related resources for volunteers, sponsors, investigators and research staff.

Office of Research>

The Office of Research supports sponsored research activities at the University of Pittsburgh. We provide pre-award administrative services and act as liaison to research partners in the corporate, government and affiliated non-profit sectors. Our primary mission includes funding information services, proposal processing support, and authorization of a wide array of research-related institutional transactions by our Director, the designated institutional officer.

Office of Research, Health Sciences>

OORHS offers support services, including assistance in developing competitive grant applications, for investigators throughout the Graduate School of Public Health, the School of Dental Medicine, the School of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences, the School of Medicine, the School of Nursing, and the School of Pharmacy. To learn more about how the Office of Research, Health Sciences can help you and your research program, please review details regarding our available support services.

Office of Science Education Outreach, Health Sciences >

Dedicated to providing opportunities and resources to enable you to understand “how science works”, the Office of Science Education Outreach (OSEO), Health Sciences, at the University of Pittsburgh is your partner to empower creative thinking that is the hallmark of today’s cutting-edge research in the biomedical sciences.

Petersen Institute of NanoScience and Engineering>

PINSE is an integrated, multidisciplinary organization that brings coherence to the University's research efforts and resources in the fields of nanoscale science and engineering. It supports the Nanoscale Fabrication and Characterization Facility.

Project Tycho>

A Pitt project to advance the availability and use of public health data for science and policy making. The Project Tycho™ database includes data from all weekly notifiable disease reports for the U.S. dating back to 1888. Data are freely available to anybody interested.

PubMed >

PubMed comprises more than 21 million citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Citations may include links to full-text content from PubMed Central and publisher web sites.

Research Conduct & Compliance Office (RCCO)>

The Research Conduct and Compliance Office of the University of Pittsburgh will oversee and facilitate the conduct of ethical and regulation-compliant research through an integrated system of research review, audit and educational programs established in a manner that maximizes institutional effectiveness.

Research Participant Registry>

The Research Participant Registry connects community members and UPMC patients with researchers at the University of Pittsburgh and UPMC.

University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute>

With more than 350 research and clinical faculty members specializing in disciplines ranging from cancer prevention and early detection to novel therapeutic discovery, survivorship, and end of life care, UPCI maintains a broad strategic vision and comprehensive approach to understanding and defeating cancer. 

University of Pittsburgh Medical Center>

UPMC website connects you to all UPMC Health Care Professionals and facilities

University Research Resources>

A variety of research support services are available to assist University of Pittsburgh investigators in advancing their research programs.

UPMC Find a Doctor >

Search the UPMC physician database and choose the doctor or Practice that you prefer.

UPMC for Health Care Professionals >

We are committed to sharing our knowledge with our colleagues. Explore our physician website for free online CME programs, and specialty-specific video presentations, clinical trials, newsletters, research publications, and more.

UPMC Healthtrak >

UPMC Healthtrak is a convenient way to manage your health using the internet.

UPMC/Pitt Schools of the Health Sciences News Archives>

Latest news releases from UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences.

UPSOM C.V. Format>

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine approved CV format and instructions

UPSOM/UPP Faculty Performance Evaluation Overview>

Consistent with the University of Pittsburgh Board of Trustees requirement, each faculty member in the School of Medicine will have a written Annual Review and will submit Academic Plans and Measurable Outcomes annually.

Video Teleconferencing>

Reserve video resources

Visit Pittsburgh >

Named one of the world’s “prettiest” cities by Huffington Post, Pittsburgh is arguably the only city with an entrance. As you exit the Fort Pitt Tunnel, the city breaks out in a dramatic presentation – causing visitors to exclaim, “Wow! Who knew?”