UPMC Whitfield

A leading healthcare provider based in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania – UPMC is a global, academic medical centre committed to innovation, research, and patient-centred care.

UPMC has provided high-quality healthcare in Ireland since 2006 and facilities presently include UPMC Whitfield in Waterford, UPMC Aut Even in Kilkenny, UPMC Kildare in Clane and UPMC Hillman Cancer Centres in Waterford and Cork – all offer immediate access to expert care.

UPMC Sports Medicine has an international reputation for excellence. A new state-of-the-art UPMC sports medicine clinic is located at the WIT Arena, in Waterford and is part of a growing national sports medicine and concussion network offering expert assessment, treatment and rehabilitation facilities to athletes and active people across Ireland.

The aim of the RCSI StAR MD programme is to provide a clinical research position for successful candidates, which will be based at UPMC Whitfield and UPMC Sports Medicine Clinic in Waterford. The primary focus of the programme will involve clinical research in the specialty of orthopaedics and sports medicine, and will lead to multiple peer-reviewed publications and an award of an MD from RCSI.

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