Our Goals

In its diversity, equity, and inclusion efforts, Pitt Pediatrics will:

  1. Strive to recruit and retain diverse faculty, staff, and trainees through purposeful and transparent recruitment strategies.
  2. Provide the mentorship, sponsorship, and individualized attention to professional development that each member of its community needs to succeed.
  3. Provide education and skill building about the social determinants of health for faculty, staff, and trainees and implement strategies at all levels to address health equity and provide high-quality care for all our communities.
  4. Hold itself accountable to these principles through periodic, critical, and transparent assessment of its culture, policies, and practices. 
  5. Strive for diverse representation in events that it hosts or cohosts, in nominations for awards, and in advancement of departmental faculty and staff to leadership positions.

Community Level

Pitt Pediatrics coordinates outreach activities within the city of Pittsburgh and surrounding communities.

Trainee Level

Pitt Pediatrics and UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh operate multiple DEI groups for residents, fellows, and trainees.

Faculty Level

Pitt Pediatrics takes diversity and equity seriously in recruitment and retention of faculty.