For Journalists

The UPMC/Pitt Health Sciences Media Relations department provides working journalists with the latest medical and health news and expertise. We are available to assist reporters 24/7. Below are links and phone numbers that journalists may access or call for more information.

Non-journalists should visit Find a Doctor to search for a doctor near you, call 1-800-533-8762 to make appointments, or call UPMC Customer Service at 412-647-8762 or 1-800-533-8762.

Contact Media Relations

Working journalists may visit our Contact Media Relations page for a comprehensive list of our public relations officers and their contact information.

Patient Condition Reports

For our policy on sharing of patient information with the media, read our Patient Information Guidelines.

Media Kits

Access video, press releases, infographics and more for some of our biggest announcements on our Media Kits page.

University of Pittsburgh Media Relations

For non-health sciences news from the University of Pittsburgh, visit Pitt’s digital newsroom.

UPMC Executive Leadership

Learn more about our executive leadership and top medical and health sciences research expertise by accessing our Expert Database.

UPMC Fast Facts

UPMC, a $17 billion world-renowned health care provider and insurer based in Pittsburgh, is inventing new models of accountable, cost-effective, patient-centered care.

To learn more, check out the UPMC Fast Facts.

Pitt Fast Facts

The University of Pittsburgh is a leader among academic medical institutions in the U.S. in National Institutes of Health funding – a universally recognized benchmark of research excellence.

To learn more, check out the Pitt Fast Facts.

After Hours Assistance

UPMC Media Relations is available 24/7 to answer urgent media inquiries.

To contact us after our normal business hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., please call the on-call pager at 412-392-7963 and enter your call-back number.​