Bold Moves: New SHRS Building Will Foster Innovative, Interdisciplinary Health Care Education

A rendering of a multi story tan and glass building with blue accent panels.

The University of Pittsburgh officially announced that the School of Health and Rehabilitation Services will move their headquarters to the new building at the corner of 5th Avenue and Halket Street.  Their full announcement can be found here. 

The location will bring together:

  • All academic programs and Dean’s Offices currently located in Forbes Tower
  • The undergraduate Emergency Medicine program from McKee Place
  • The Department of Physician Assistant Studies’ programs from the Murdoch Building
  • The newly announced Doctor of Chiropractic program
  • Department research programs, such as those in Health Information Management and Communication Science and Disorders

Completion of this innovation tower is estimated for December 2025. Check out construction progress in the live link here!

“This is a watershed moment for SHRS,” said Dean Anthony Delitto. “This is the school’s first building that will be specifically and strategically designed to meet SHRS’ immediate and future needs with modernized teaching facilities, especially for those programs currently occupying Forbes Tower and McKee Place. Modernization will not just be in classroom technology, but also in the clinical training facilities where students will work with state-of-the-art equipment.”