UPMC Italy
With offices in Rome and Palermo, UPMC Italy is the Italian division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. UPMC Italy operates in the field of patient care, biomedical research, and telemedicine, develops new technology solutions, and provides support to areas directly and indirectly related to medical and research institutions. UPMC Italy manages and funds various national and international research projects for technology development and training in biotechnology and regenerative medicine.

Our mission is to provide outstanding patient care by shaping the future of health care through clinical innovation, biomedical and clinical services, and investing in training and research. We support a new concept of treatment using scientific, technological, and medical innovation to inspire and promote an accountable model of care, economically efficient and patient-centered.

Our values:

  • People:People are our priority. We strive to meet the needs of our patients and their families, and acknowledge the requirements and needs of our commercial and research partners.
  • Excellence: We believe that continuing to improve patient care is a joint responsibility of clinicians, researchers, and administrative staff.
  • Integrity: The pillars of our work are honesty and integrity. Throughout our organization, we require, promote, and support ethical conduct and abidance of the law.
  • Teamwork: We strongly encourage a culture based on teamwork because it embraces change and fosters innovation. We understand that treating others with respect and dignity is one of the milestones our success.
  • Leadership: We believe being leaders means acting as role models and inspiring others with our work. Being proactive and transparent are distinctive features of our business model.
  • Community: We strive to make the community we are serving a better place to live, and to support it in effectively managing its resources.


UPMC International
UPMC strives to deliver the right care to the right patient, at the right time — every time. This focus extends beyond UPMC’s western Pennsylvania hospital network, community-based services, physicians, and outpatient care. It is a vision that permeates all that UPMC does. To that end, UPMC International shares clinical, technological, and managerial knowledge and expertise with partners across the globe in areas including facility and construction planning, education and training for clinical staff at all levels, clinical program design and customization, and health information technology infrastructure and solutions.
UPMC is transforming health care throughout projects in Europe (Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, United Kingdom, Germany, and Russia), Asia (Japan, China, Singapore, Myanmar, India, and Kazakhstan), the Middle East (Qatar), and South America (Brazil, Colombia).
UPMC’s goal is to advance its mission and positively transform the way health care is provided. UPMC is building a global health care brand that will continue to attract the best and brightest physicians, nurses, researchers, and staff for the benefit of all its patients and partners.

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UPMC (University of Pittsburgh Medical Center) is an integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. UPMC is one of the leading nonprofit health systems
in the United States, with over 80,000 employees, more than 30 hospitals and 600 outpatient clinics.

With its renowned transplantation, cancer, neurosurgery, psychiatry, rehabilitation, geriatrics, and women’s health centers of excellence, UPMC ranks among the U.S. News & World Report Honor Roll of America’s Best Hospitals.
UPMC is affiliated with the University of Pittsburgh, an academic institution ranked among the top American universities for NIH funding in research.

UPMC’s facilities are among the most technologically advanced in the U.S. and worldwide. UPMC Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh, and ISMETT in Palermo, are two of the very few paperless hospitals that have achieved the HIMSS Stage 6 in electronic health record implementation.

UPMC is organized into four major operating units:

  • Service Provider, including a comprehensive array of tertiary, community, and regional hospitals; specialty services such as transplantation, women’s health, behavioral health, pediatrics, UPMC CancerCenter, and rehabilitation; home care and retirement living options; contract services, including pharmacy and clinical laboratories; and nearly 3,400 employed physicians and associated practices.
  • Insurance Services, which provide health insurance to companies and their employees in U.S., as well as beneficiaries of government programs such as Medicare and Medical Assistance, integrated workers’ compensation and disability services, and coverage for behavioral health services to Medical Assistance beneficiaries in 35 counties of Pennsylvania.
  • UPMC International, which exports UPMC’s medical expertise and management know-how internationally.
  • UPMC Enterprises, which pursues marketing opportunities and develops strategic partnerships with industry leaders.

Where we are

Find our medical centers in Italy (Sicily, Lazio, Tuscany)


The Italian division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with facilities in Rome (UPMC San Pietro FBF, oncology radiotherapy and Salvator Mundi International Hospital UPMC |UPMC), Palermo (ISMETT IRCCS, organ transplants and highly specialized therapies and Ri.MED Foundation, research).


UPMC is an integrated global health enterprise headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. With its clinical, training, research, and managerial knowledge and expertise, UPMC is one of the leading health systems in the United States.


UPMC International offers a full range of health care consulting and management services focused on sharing our clinical, technological and managerial knowledge and expertise with partners around the world, customizing solutions so that patients and regions benefit and thrive.

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