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The UPMC Media Relations website provides reporters with quick access to news from UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Sciences. For assistance, please email mediarelations@upmc.edu at any time or call 412-647-3555 during business hours.

The department home page is a comprehensive source of information for journalists, which includes daily news coverage, press releases, background information, photos, and a topical and alphabetical list of experts.

For a deeper look Inside Life Changing Medicineincluding medical research and behind-the-scenes coverage of events at UPMC and Pitt, visit our blog.

After-Hours Assistance

Media Relations staff are available to assist you 24/7. During non-business hours, we can be reached via pager at 412-392-7963. After dialing that number, listen for three beeps, enter the desired call-back 10-digit number followed by “#.” You will be disconnected after hearing three more beeps.

Patient Conditions

To more closely protect the privacy of patients and their families, we are no longer routinely disclosing a patient’s status or condition to the media. For condition information on any victim of violent crime or an injured officer, please contact the investigating law enforcement agency.

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