UPMC Hillman Cancer Center

Our Mission

The University of Pittsburgh Cancer Institute (UPCI) Academy strives to provide cutting edge research and career preparatory experiences to a diverse group of highly motivated high school students who are pursuing higher education and careers in STEM fields, especially research and medicine.

Date of Program

The 2017 program has concluded. Program dates for 2018 to be decided.


The application for the 2018 UPCI Academy will open around the end of December to Early January.