About The Center
The Center for Emergency Medicine has been involved in EMS education for over 30 years. Having trained Paramedics and EMTs from many different countries, the Center has become involved in projects such as the development of the National Standard Curriculum, and the creation of a Bachelor's of Science in EMS at the University of Pittsburgh. Center Faculty have taught around the country and around the world over the 30 year history of the Center.
The Center for Emergency Medicine is a multi-hospital consortium dedicated to the advancement of emergency medicine through research, education, air medical transport and quality care. Currently, the Center's member hospitals include University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Presbyterian Shadyside, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, and UPMC Mercy Hospital.
News & Events
What's Happening At The Office of Education!
Now accepting registrations for our upcoming classes.
CPR for Healthcare Providers - Online registration available!
- May 8, 2014
- June 12, 2014
- July 10, 2014
- May 16 - 17, 2014
- May 17, 2014
- May 2, 2014
Apply Now to be a part of the Class of 2015 Paramedic Program!
We are now accepting applications for the Class of 2015 Paramedic Program. Please see our Application Process page for more information. Mandatory Orientation is August 26, 27 and 28, 2014. Classes begin on September 2, 2014.
Apply Now for the remaining CEM EMT Programs of the year!
**Beginning January 2014 upon successful completion from the program, the student is eligible to sit for the Pennsylvania Department of Health Emergency Medical Technician State Certification Examination for a fee of $70 that is paid directly to Pearson Testing and the National Registry exam.
Oakland - Summer Semester - June 23 - July 31, 2014
UPMC East - Fall Semester - August 25 - December 13, 2014
UPMC Passavant - Fall Semester - August 9 - December 13, 2014
Registering for courses
When registering for courses, please use the PDF registration form available through the link at the top of each course page. When completed please fax the form to (412) 647-4670 or mail the form to:
230 McKee Place
ATTN: (course you are registering for)
Pittsburgh, PA 15213