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    UPMC has merged their CITI Training Course subscription with the University pf Pittsburgh's CITI subscription effective June 8, 2017. This merger will eliminate the need for investigators and research team members to have accounts with both institutions. All UPMC and Pitt users will now access the CITI portal through the Pitt site at

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UPMC Presbyterian Medical Grand Rounds

Module 2017-01-10 - Medical Grand Rounds: Sepsis Bench-to-Bedside

Module 2017-01-17 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Year in Cardiology

Module 2017-01-31 - Medical Grand Rounds: Bench to Bedside: Big Data in Precision Medicine and Personalized Care

Module 2017-02-07 - Medical Grand Rounds: Leaders in Medicine: Building a Division of General Internal Medicine

Module 2017-02-14 - Medical Grand Rounds: More Tips on How to Live Long and Prosper: the Geriatrics 2016 Year in Review

Module 2017-02-21 - Medical Grand Rounds: Endocrinology Year in Review 2016-2017

Module 2017-02-28 - Medical Grand Rounds: What can we learn by looking? A clinical approach to gait disorders: Incorporating modern and archival video footage

Module 2017-03-07 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Human Microbiome- from the Bench to the Bedside

Module 2017-05-16 - Medical Grand Rounds: Medical Devices Bench to Bedside

Module 2017-06-13 - Medical Grand Rounds: General Internal Medicine: Year In Review

Module 2017-06-20 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Infamous Penicillin Allergy & Electronic Nicotine Delivery System [ENDS]

Module 2017-09-05 - Medical Grand Rounds: A Critical Review of Early Goal-Directed Therapy (EGDT) and Government Endorsement (SEP-1)

Module 2017-09-12 - Medical Grand Rounds: Rheumatology Year in Review

Module 2017-10-03 - Medical Grand Rounds: Jack Sprat’s Expanding Fat: Obesity Past, Present, Future

Module 2017-10-10 - Medical Grand Rounds: Updates on Foodborne and Epidemic-Prone Diseases: Challenges and Opportunities for Academic Health Centers

Module 2017-11-07 - Medical Grand Rounds: Developing an antidote for CO poisoning: From Bench to Bedside to Commercialization

Module 2017-11-14 - Medical Grand Rounds: Infectious Diseases Year in Review

Module 2017-11-21 - Medical Grand Rounds: Big Data and IBD: Defining clinical challenges and developing data driven solutions

Module 2017-12-05 - Medical Grand Rounds: Update on Opioids and Medical Marijuana for Chronic Pain Management

Module 2017/03/14 MGR: Randomized trials of chemotherapy for hormone-naïve metastatic prostate cancer: be careful what you wish for & Endocrine therapy duration updates: too much of a good thing?

Module 2017/03/21 - Medical Grand Rounds: Gastroenterology and Hepatology Year in Review

Module 2017/03/28 - Medical Grand Rounds: "Autonomous” Decisions and the Ethics of Nudging

Module 2017/04/18 - Medical Grand Rounds: Experience with allogeneic transplant for sickle cell disease

Module 2017/04/25 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Role of Long-acting Reversible Contraceptives: Implants and IUCs

Module 2017/05/30 - Medical Grand Rounds: Nephrology Year in Review Contrast-Associated Acute Kidney Injury – Are we moving the field forward?

Module 2018-01-23 - Medical Grand Rounds: Strategies to Enhance the Efficacy of CAR T Cells

Module 2018-01-30 - Medical Grand Rounds: Palliative Care Year in Review

Module 2018-02-06 - Medical Grand Rounds: From Bench(Kitchen Table) to Venture Capital to Bedside: The Evolution/Revolution of Devices in Cardiology

Module 2018-02-13 - Medical Grand Rounds: Even More Tips on How to Live Long and Prosper: the Geriatrics 2017 Year in Review

Module 2018-03-13 - Medical Grand Rounds: Rheumatoid Arthritis, from the clinic back to the bench & Immune Relevance of Prevotella copri, a Gut Microbe, in Patient with Rheumatoid Arthritis

Module 2018-03-20 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Dream of a Common Language: A Family's View of Truth Telling in Medicine

Module 2018-03-27 - Medical Grand Rounds: Optimizing Colonoscopy: Realizing our Full Potential to Prevent Colorectal Cancer

Module 2018-04-03 - Medical Grand Rounds: Renal-Electrolyte Year in Review

Module 2018-04-17 - Medical Grand Rounds: From Bench to Bedside and Payer to Provider – the Era of Biosimilars

Module 2018-04-24 - Medical Grand Rounds: Burning Bright, Not Out: Preventing Physician Burnout and Promoting Resilience

Module 2018-05-01 - Medical Grand Rounds: Cardiovascular Effects of Incretin-based Anti-Diabetic Therapies

Module 2018-05-08 - Medical Grand Rounds: Advanced Care Planning and Shared Decision Making in ESRD

Module 2018-05-22- Medical Grand Rounds: General Internal Medicine Year in Review

Module 2018-05-29 - Medical Grand Rounds: Identifying and Addressing High Risk Opioid Use and Addiction

Module 2018-06-05 - Medical Grand Rounds: What are the performance measures for diversity, inclusion, and social mission

Module 2018-06-12- Medical Grand Rounds: Bench to Bedside: Mechanism-based treatments for hemoglobinopathies

Module 2018-06-19 - Medical Grand Rounds: Morbidity and Mortality in Adults with Sickle Cell Disease & Keeping off the Bottle: Medications for Treatment of Alcohol Use Disorder

Module 2018-09-11 - Medical Grand Rounds- The Special K Klub: Randomized Pilot Trial of a Novel Behavioral Intervention for Chronic Pain Tailored to People Living with HIV, Engineering a Molecule to Target CO Poisoning, and Creating a Family Planning Framework for Women with Rheumatic Diseases

Module 2018-09-25 - Medical Grand Rounds: A Practical and Evidence-Based Approach to Common Symptoms

Module 2018-10-09 - Medical Grand Rounds: Endocrinology Year in Review

Module 2018-10-23 - Medical Grand Rounds: Hematology/Oncology Year in Review

Module 2018-10-30 - Medical Grand Rounds: Special K Klub - K-award winners: COPD & Cardiovascular Disease, Improving pain management, and Influenza and Secondary Bacterial Super-infection

Module 2018-11-06 - Medical Grand Rounds: Peer to Peer Healthcare: How Patients Are Connecting Online and Opportunities for the Healthcare Professional

Module 2018-11-20 - Medical Grand Rounds: Emerging as an Equity-Minded Academic Health Center Through Inclusion Excellence

Module 2018-11-27 - Medical Grand Rounds: Special K Klub - K-award winners: Evaluating National Sepsis Health Policy, Timing Mutagenesis in the Bacterial SOS DNA Repair Pathway, Cortical Control of the Stomach & Relevance to Alzheimer's Disease

Module 2018-12-04 - Medical Grand Rounds: Disease Mechanisms in Psoriatic Arthritis and Spondyloarthritis

Module 2018-12-13 - Medical Grand Rounds: Cultivating Human Flourishing Through Mindfulness, Compassion, and Resilience

Module 2018-12-18 - Medical Grand Rounds: Lung Transplantation for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Using Genetics to Guide Personalized Transplant Therapies

Module 2019-01-09 - Medical Grand Rounds: Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine - Year in Review

Module 2019-01-15 - Medical Grand Rounds: Neural control of somatic function: The future of physiology and medicine

Module 2019-01-22 - Medical Grand Rounds: State of the Union: Landscape Scan of the Latest Trends in Health Care

Module 2019-01-29 - Medical Grand Rounds: Patients’ Experiences of Medical Error Disclosure and Reconciliation

Module 2019-02-05 - Medical Grand Rounds: Infectious Diseases Year in Review

Module 2019-02-12 - Medical Grand Rounds: Health Policy Debate: “Bumps in the Road: Navigating Towards Universal Health Care"

Module 2019-02-26 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Curious History of Leeches - from Hippocrates to FDA Approved Medical Device

Module 2019-03-05 - Medical Grand Rounds: CaMKII is a Redox Sensor with Evolved Implications for Health and Disease

Module 2019-03-12 - Medical Grand Rounds: Resident Research Presentations: Features Associated with Long-Term Survival in Metastatic Breast Cancer; Chemical Inhibition of the E3 Ligase CHIP as a Strategy to Stabilize CFTR Mutants; Ndh2 and Nitric Oxide Resistance in Staphylococcus aureus; and Deconstructing the Discharge Process for Patients with Diabetes

Module 2019-03-19 - Medical Grand Rounds - Bench to Bedside: Systemic Sclerosis—Lessons Learned from Recent Trials

Module 2019-03-26 - Medical Grand Rounds: Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Year in Review

Module 2019-04-09 - Medical Grand Rounds: Eliminating Preventable Death from Colorectal Cancer by Addressing Modifiable Failures of Screening

Module 2019-04-16 - Medical Grand Rounds: Bench to Bedside- Bacteriophage Therapy for Multidrug Resistant Bacterial Infections: Back to the Future

Module 2019-04-23 - Medical Grand Rounds: Medical Education Debate: “Interns working 28-hour call”

Module 2019-05-14 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Lack of Diversity in Medicine is a National Emergency: The Way Forward

Module 2019-05-21 - Medical Grand Rounds: Bench to Bedside - Therapeutic Antibodies: from Horses to CARs and CAR T-cell therapy for solid tumors

Module 2019-06-04 - Medical Grand Rounds: Update in General Internal Medicine

Module 2019-06-11 - Medical Grand Rounds: Advances and Controversies In Colorectal Cancer Screening

Module 2019-06-14 - Medical Grand Rounds: Understanding Aging Through the Prism of Alveolar Macrophages

Module 2019-06-18 - Medical Grand Rounds: The Price is NOT Right: The Physician Role in Rising Insulin Costs & When Observational Studies Give You Heartburn: Appraising the Evidence Behind PPIs and Related Adverse Effects

Module 2019-08-20 - Medical Grand Rounds: Global lessons from the 2014-16 Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone

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Patient Safety/Risk Management

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Grand Rounds

Responsible Conduct of Research

Trauma and Emergency Care

University of Pittsburgh Center for Public Health Practice

UPMC Altoona

UPMC Hamot

UPMC Infertility Folder

UPMC Magee-Women's Hospital

UPMC Mercy Training

UPMC Physicians

UPMC Rehabilitation Institute

UPMC Shadyside

Vendor Training

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic