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Values Statement

Representatives of the University of Pittsburgh School of Dental Medicine, to include faculty, staff, residents and students, are expected to embody and display the Values as noted below:


Providing exemplary service to our students, faculty, patients, and society.

Passion for Excellence

Continuously striving to achieve the highest level of excellence in education, research, and service.

Professionalism and Integrity

Adhering to the highest ethical and professional standards of our profession.


Serving as role models and mentors to students, faculty and staff who will shape the future of oral health care.


Embracing a team approach in working with others to accomplish shared goals.


Respecting the contributions of each person within the Pitt Dental Medicine family to foster an environment of trust, safety, and fairness.