University of Pittsburgh Postdoctoral Association



UPPDA Outreach

Building the educational tools to teach others and serving our community

Chair: Tiffany Katz, PhD
Committee: Dara Mendez, PhD, Sudesh Pawaria, PhD, Tracey Woodlief, PhD


CIRTLCenter for Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning 

Committed to advancing the teaching of STEM disciplines in higher education.

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a Teaching Certificate program for graduate students and postdocs as part of its participation in the CIRTL network. Details of the certificate will be posted as they are developed.  For more information on CIRTL, visit

Teaching Opportunities

Medical student education: Contact the course directors for any given course to see if they need any Problem-Based Learning facilitators:

Mentoring Opportunities

Sign up to be a Mentor to a High School student from the UPCI Summer Academy. Click on the Flyer below or email Tiffany Katz for more details.




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