The Beckwith Institute is dedicated to improving clinical outcomes by empowering both clinicians and patients to explore innovations that introduce new ways of improving health care.

The Beckwith Institute, with supporting endowment from UPMC, provides grants to facilitate this positive change through measurable clinical process improvements.

Grants are administered through two complementary programs:

Enhancing Patient Care Today

Developing Innovations for the Future

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  • AnatomicPhantom

    Anatomic Phantom to Improve Radiology Resident Procedural Proficiency

  • MusicTherapy

    Customized Oncology Music Library Project

  • EndoscopicTools

    Endoscopic Processing Safety and Cost Considerations: Longer Disinfection for Complicated Procedures

  • TraumaNotification

    Improvement in Trauma Notification and Care Transfer

  • NurseTherapy

    Nurse ‘Therapy’: Modular Standardized Education for Quadriplegics (MSEQ)

  • RetailPharm

    Retail Pharmacy Transitions of Care Optimization

  • TeamSTEPPS

    TeamSTEPPS at UPMC Passavant

  • PedsCriticalCare

    The Pediatric Critical Care Ultrasound Initiative

  • Ultrasound

    Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration

  • virtualschool

    Virtual School Consultation (VSC)