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Nursing program receives $1.2 million federal grant (access required)

The Highland Family Medicine Nurse Practitioner Residency program was developed in collaboration with UR School of Nursing. It is the first program of its kind statewide. (photo provided)

University of Rochester Medicine’s Nurse Practitioner Residency program will benefit from a $1.2 million federal grant that is expected to expand the program from two residents per year to four. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources ...

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Local hospitals begin non-emergency surgeries again

Rochester’s two health systems are beginning non-emergency surgeries again this week after Gov. Andrew Cuomo identified Monroe County as one the 35 counties that can start easing pandemic restrictions on its hospital activities.  Such surgeries were on hold for the ...

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County, city collaborate on pandemic initiative to counter racial disparities


The city of Rochester and county of Monroe will partner with Jordan Health, Trillium Health and the University of Rochester Medical Center on a new initiative aimed at reducing racial and ethnic disparities related to COVID-19. “We know that COVID-19 ...

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URMC, Eastman School to collaborate on Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (access required)

Specialists will work closely with performers to develop treatment plans, and EPAM clinicians will treat a range of conditions impacting performance, including chronic overuse injuries like carpal tunnel syndrome, tendonitis and vocal fold nodules. (Photo provided)

The Eastman School of Music and University of Rochester Medical Center will partner on an initiative to innovate connections between health and the arts. Eastman Performing Arts Medicine (EPAM), the first program of its kind in Upstate New York, will ...

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UR scientist works on adding technical terms to sign language (access required)

  Lorne Farovitch, a graduate student at the University of Rochester, grew up deaf in a deaf family in Vancouver, British Columbia. His family situation meant that until the age of 24, Farovitch didn’t communicate with people in any other ...

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Report: UR’s economic impact continues to grow (access required)

Lattimore Hall on the University of Rochester's River Campus. (Photo by Brandon Vick, University Communications)

The figures describing the University of Rochester can seem staggering. $1.2 billion in annual payroll for 30,800 employees. $3.2 billion total pumped into the economy in the form of that payroll plus the wages of people whose jobs depend on ...

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UR Medicine to add health services to area YMCAs (access required)

UR Medicine CEO Mark Taubman M.D. at a press gathering Tuesday.  (Provided photo)

The YMCA of Greater Rochester and University of Rochester Medicine have signed an 11-year agreement to collaborate on a range of health services that will be available at YMCA locations across the region. It is the only agreement of its ...

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Golisano donation will help build Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Center (access required)

Golisano Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Center (Photo courtesy of Hanlon Architects)

University of Rochester Medicine will build a new Pediatric Behavioral Health & Wellness Center, thanks in part to a $5 million pledge from philanthropist Thomas Golisano. The new building will be the primary outpatient location for the Golisano Children’s Hospital’s ...

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Anolik named URMC CFO (access required)

Adam P. Anolik, who has been interim chief financial officer at the University of Rochester Medical Center since June, is taking the “interim” off his title this week. The appointment was announced Thursday by Dr. Mark Taubman, the medical center’s ...

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