Burn and trauma services renamed to honor benefactors
The University of Rochester Medical Center’s regional burn and trauma services have been renamed in honor of two Rochester-area restaurateurs who have raised millions of dollars to support them. Learn more about these benefactors »
Scholarship support and Alumni Tuition-Free Program Fund continue to grow
One challenge facing the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is meeting the growing need for financial support for medical students. Read more about how this challenge is being met »
Student loan forgiveness program rewards public service
In October, 2007, the U.S. Congress created the Public Service Loan Forgiveness Program to encourage individuals to enter and continue to work full time in public service jobs. Read a Q&A about student loan forgiveness »
Simulation and Medical Education
Linda Spillane, M.D., assistant dean for medical simulation at the School of Medicine and Dentistry, discusses the value of simulation in medical education and its future at the School of Medicine and Dentistry.
School of Medicine and Dentistry students who want to improve their language skills and expand their knowledge of Latino culture to develop the skills necessary to work with Spanish-speaking patients can choose a unique certification program, the Latino Health Pathway, which includes electives, community outreach activities and research projects.
An alumnus and his camera with soldiers in Afghanistan
Barry M. Goldstein, M.D., Ph. D., (M ’81, PhD ’82), has become a student of soldiers under pressure, recording what he sees with his camera. See his most recent collection of photos called Battle Mind, from a stay in Afganistan with a reserve unit that oversees mental health caare for soldiers on deployment.