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Retired Ithaca Teacher Gets New Heart at Strong Memorial Hospital »
April 24, 2014

When the Boston Marathon runners began their 26.2-mile trek Monday, Fred Knewstub joined in the excitement. Less than a week after receiving a new heart, marathon runner Knewstub joined his peers with heart failure and walked a lap around a Strong Memorial Hospital care unit

3rd Annual Walk/Run to Benefit Colon Cancer Education, Research »
April 22, 2014

UR Medicine’s Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology will sponsor the 3rd annual Strollin’ for the Colon 5K Walk/Run beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 10, in Geneseo.

Heart/Stroke Association Honors UR Medicine for Highest Quality Care »
April 22, 2014

The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA) has once again recognized UR Medicine and its Strong Memorial Hospital for achieving its highest standards of care for stroke, heart failure, and resuscitation.

Paley Sculpture Being Installed at University of Rochester »
April 21, 2014

The University of Rochester’s Department of Psychiatry and renowned Rochester metal sculptor Albert Paley are joining forces to support patients with mental health disorders and their families. On Monday, April 28, Paley’s Portal, an eight-foot tall, steel sculpture, will be placed in the atrium garden at the department’s clinical service, Strong Behavioral Health,...

Founder and Longtime Chair of the Department of Anesthesiology Dies »
April 21, 2014

Alastair J. Gillies, M.D., who established the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry and served as chair for nearly 15 years, died recently after a long battle with cancer.

UR Medicine Helping Aging Adults in Rural Communities »
April 21, 2014

More than half a million older adults live in rural areas across New York State, and this number is expected to increase dramatically over the next two decades. At the same time, the number of senior citizens with mental illness and dementia is also on the rise. Unfortunately, rural communities often lack mental...