Who's new in '22?

The medical school’s incoming class is 227 people strong, including 153 medical students and 74 PhD students.

Of the med students matriculating this fall:

22 (or 14%) are underrepresented in medicine, including 11 who identify as Black.

7 (or 4.5%) are first-generation college students.

• Their average age is 24 (that’s typical).

65% are women and 34% are men.

27% of the class comes from Pennsylvania; the next most represented states are
New Jersey and California (each at 9%). Overall, they represent 80 undergraduate schools from 25 different states.

13 are Medical Scientist Training Program students, who will pursue both a PhD and an MD.

9 are Physician Scientist Training Program students.




Of the graduate students entering the School of Medicine this fall:

51% identify as women, 45% as men and 4% as unreported/nonbinary gender.

9% are underrepresented minority students.

• The average age is 26.

• They come from 43 U.S. schools, including 11 in Pennsylvania; as well as 14 schools in 9 other countries.

67% are U.S. citizens.

16 are in programs jointly operated between Pitt’s School of Medicine and Dietrich School of Arts & Sciences and with CMU.

Read more from the Winter 2022/23 issue.