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Medical Students

West Penn Allegheny Health System (WPAHS) is one of Pittsburgh's leading medical teaching facilities and has attracted medical students from across the country.

We at the West Penn Allegheny Health System Clinical Campus are proud of our affiliations with Liaison Committee for Medical Education (LCME) and American Osteopathic Association (AOA) approved medical schools across the United States and Canada.

We welcome you to our campus!

Elliot B. Goldberg, MD
Senior Associate Dean, Temple University School of Medicine
Clinical Campus at West Penn Allegheny Health System
Vice President for Undergraduate Medical Education

Fourth-Year Opportunities

WPAHS provides fourth-year clinical opportunities to medical students enrolled in medical schools accredited by the Liaison Committee on Medical Education (LCME) and osteopathic medical schools accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA).

WPAHS does not accept students in a “Fifth Pathway Program."

A listing of fourth-year courses may be accessed here.

All requests must be approved by the Office of Student Affairs. Confirmation of requests will not be finalized until late May for the following academic year. All applications will be processed and decided upon based on date received.

Temple and LECOM students may apply by printing, completing, and sending the application form to the following address:

Medical Student Affairs Office
Allegheny General Hospital
320 East North Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Third-Year Opportunities

West Penn Allegheny Health System provides third-year clerkships to students enrolled in Temple University School of Medicine and Drexel University College of Medicine.

The following clerkships are provided at these WPAHS sites:

Allegheny General Hospital

  • General Surgery
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics

Forbes Regional Hospital

  • Family Medicine
  • Psychiatry

West Penn Hospital

  • Obstetrics and Gynecology
  • Pediatrics
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