Latest News RSS

UR Medicine Cardiologists Offer Free Heart Screenings Sept. 13 at Eastview Mall »
August 20, 2014

UR Medicine cardiologists will offer free blood pressure and oxygenation screenings to help detect early signs of heart disease, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 13, at Eastview Mall.

Former Pro Baseball Player Supporting UR Medicine’s Kessler Burn Center »
August 20, 2014

This Friday, August 22, former pro baseball player Matthew Dryer will be throwing pitches in support of UR Medicine's Kessler Burn Center. Dryer, a former Kessler patient, has organized Let’s Bash One for Burn Victims!, a homerun derby at Frontier Field. All proceeds benefit patients at the Kessler Burn Center.

UR Medicine Offering Opioid Overdose Prevention Program »
August 20, 2014

UR Medicine’s Strong Recovery is beginning a monthly Opiod Overdose Prevention Program that is open to the general public, free of charge. Participants will learn to recognize the symptoms of opiod overdose and how to react. Those who complete the hour-long training will be equipped with an overdose reversal kit containing naloxone, a...

$2 Million Gift from Fine Family to Support Alzheimer’s Care, Research »
August 18, 2014

A $2 million gift from the Robert Fine Trust will create the Julius, Helen, and Robert Fine Professorship at the University of Rochester Medical Center. This is the third professorship that has been endowed in the Fine family name.

Fairport Music and Food Festival Celebrates Decade of Helping Children »
August 18, 2014

For the past nine years, attendees of the much-anticipated Fairport Music and Food Festival have filled the village of Fairport in support of sick and injured kids at UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital. This year will mark the event’s 10th anniversary, with one ticket granting access to two great nights of music, food...

Strong West ED Opens After Receiving State DOH Approval »
August 18, 2014

The New York State Department of Health has granted approval for an off-campus Emergency Department (ED) at UR Medicine’s Strong West site in Brockport, making it the first such model in Upstate New York. The current urgent care center switched over to become Strong West Emergency at 8 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 19.