About Us

UPMC International

“We believe everyone should have access to the best possible care, without having to leave their country or region.”  Charles E. Bogosta, Executive Vice President, UPMC

UPMC’s objective is to share our clinical, technological and managerial knowledge and expertise with partners around the world, customizing solutions so that patients and regions benefit and thrive.


UPMC is a recognized leader both in providing health care services in the United States and in sharing that knowledge to build outstanding health care with partners around the globe. UPMC, an academic medical center, is closely affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh, which has ranked among the top 10 recipients of National Institutes of Health research funding since 1998. UPMC operates more than 20 academic, community and specialty hospitals and has created a genuinely integrated health care delivery system. A noted innovator in information technology, UPMC was an early adopter of electronic health records and the interoperability solutions that tie them together. UPMC is consistently ranked among the nation’s best hospitals by U.S. News & World Report, with renowned centers of excellence in transplantation, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, rehabilitation, geriatrics and women’s health.

UPMC International

UPMC International offers a full range of health care consulting and management services focused on advancing care in communities and regions across the globe. Our multidisciplinary team works with you to identify and assess what is needed to achieve success in a clinical or operational area to ultimately build a high-quality health system for your country. Our team shares their knowledge and best practices from years of experience in areas including facility and construction planning, education and training for all levels of clinical staff, clinical program design and customization, and health information technology infrastructure and solutions. We provide advice to ensure you receive the best possible value for the advanced technologies needed to run an outstanding hospital, and we work with your doctors and staff to ensure that the entire team understands their roles in creating and maintaining an excellent health care system.

By working with UPMC to identify and implement customized solutions, you can reshape your local economy and give patients in your country access to the best possible health care.

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Best Hospitals

“As a truly global health care organization, our primary objective at UPMC is to bring the best human health care possible to patients around the world, while also taking into account the unique needs and characteristics of the environment and communities in which these treatments are provided.”

Bruno Gridelli, MD, Executive Vice President, UPMC International Services

"While we are focused on bringing best practices from the United States, we take the time to develop collaborative relationships and understand the people we’re working with, understand their vision and the obstacles they face. We work to ensure that things run smoothly, and we want our services to help continuously improve patient care in our partners’ countries.”

Charles E. Bogosta, Executive Vice President, UPMC