Resources

The OACD Resource Library is a directory of websites, organizations, and information on a variety of topics that may be of use to you. 

By default, resources are sorted by category, but you can filter results by using any combination of the search options below including keyword, category, and audience. 

Career Exploration

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Professional Development
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

View Science Magazine's career homepage for articles, news, and journals relating to scientific careers.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Residents & Clinical Fellows

The ACGME accredits Sponsoring Institutions and residency and fellowship programs, confers recognition on additional program formats or components, and dedicates resources to initiatives addressing areas of import in graduate medical education.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

Founded in 1847, the American Medical Association (AMA) is the largest and only national association that convenes 190+ state and specialty medical societies and other critical stakeholders. Throughout history, the AMA has always followed its mission: to promote the art and science of medicine and the betterment of public health.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Networking, Professional Development, University of Pittsburgh
Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students

With a community of more than 330,000, Ask Pitt Alumni will connect you with the best alum who can help you with advice and introductions. Submit a question and you will be matched with someone who can best provide an answer to it. This free service is open to postdocs and graduate students at the University. 

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Postdocs, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

Aspiring Docs provides resources and inspiration to help you get started on your path to medicine. Learn how to get medically related experience, prepare for the application process, and get inspired by personal stories from medical students, residents, and physicians.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Postdocs, Grad & Med Students, Administrators

View a free guide from the AAMC on how to choose a specialty in your medical career.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Networking, Professional Development
Postdocs, Grad & Med Students

AURORA is Beyond the Professoriate's professional development e-learning platform for graduate students and postdocs. Over 80 hours of on-demand videos are available, as well as a multitude of free webinars. Pitt users have free access to this platform and should log into AURORA to activate their account in order to receive opportunities via email. 

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, University of Pittsburgh
Grad & Med Students

Visit the Career Services homepage to find career resources for eligible schools and departments, or to find links to each school's career services center. 

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development
Faculty

The GWIMS Toolkit is a series of presentations designed to provide practical guidance on a variety of topics relevant to women faculty in academic medicine.

Career Exploration, Career Specific Development, Research Funding, Professional Development, Research
Faculty, Postdocs, Residents & Clinical Fellows, Grad & Med Students

Pitt’s Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) transforms scientific research and clinical discoveries into modern medical techniques that improve lives.