January-February 2010

Edward Puzas, Ph.D.

New Year, New You: Employees Divulge How They Stuck to Last Year’s Resolutions

Change is rarely easy, but it’s almost always worth it. But don’t take our word for it…University of Rochester employees who nailed last year’s health resolutions offer some of their own strategies – and encouragement. More»

Pushing Back the Frontier: URMC’s eRecord Adventure

Arnold Wagner, M.D., chief medical information officer and an obstetrician at the Illinois-based NorthShore University HealthSystem, visited URMC on Nov. 30 to share the good, the bad and the ugly realities NorthShore faced while implementing a single, system-wide electronic medical record (EMR).

It Pays to Own a Home: One URMC Nurse Made the Leap This Summer

With the federal tax credit for first-time buyers extended into 2010, there’s never been a better time to consider the University Home Ownership Incentive Program. One URMC nurse – Miranda Byrd, R.N., part of the 5-3600 team since 2008 – shares how she made the leap from renting to owning this past June.

Be an Early Bird Donor: UR Gearing Up for Giving in 2010

As a University, we are again aiming to raise $1.3 million for the United Way of Greater Rochester, our community’s preeminent resource for marshaling the volunteers, funds, and creative solutions we need to tackle some of Rochester’s biggest challenges. Learn how you can plug in!

Faculty Accomplishments

Celebrate milestones achieved by our faculty – special honors, new appointments and more.