News and Events University of Rochester Establishing Center for Bioethics January 13, 2015 University of Rochester alumnus Paul M. Schyve, M.D., has committed $5 million to the University to support the study and practice of bioethics in health care and research. Flu Restrictions at Highland Hospital December 19, 2014 Effective 12/19/14, Highland Hospital is implementing visitation restrictions to help prevent spread of flu to patients, visitors and staff. Visitor Restrictions Aim to Stop Flu’s Spread December 19, 2014 UR Medicine's Strong Memorial Hospital is implementing visitor restrictions to stop flu's spread. LARC Initiative Provides Education on Most Effective Birth Control December 19, 2014 Studies have shown that Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) are actually the most effective method of preventing teen pregnancy. City, UR Medicine Offer Free Screenings at 6th Annual Women’s Health Fair August 22, 2014 The City of Rochester and UR Medicine will sponsor the sixth annual Women’s Health Screening Fair at the Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 6 at the Rochester Public Market, 280 N. Union St. The Fair will provide free screening tests for women ages 18 to 80, targeting a host of health risks, including heart disease, stroke and cancer.