Department of Psychiatry

Medicine in Psychiatry Service


Mission of Service

Provision of medical care to patients receiving mental health services within the Department of Psychiatry.

Target Population

Adult Psychiatric Patients, age 18 and up

Description of Service Providers

MIPS is staffed by 2 physicians, 1 nurse practitioner, and 1 LPN.

Types of Services Provided

MIPS provides primary medical care services.

Special Features of Service

MIPS is unique in that we provide primary medical care as a part of a psychiatric hospital.

Women Initiative Supporting Health - Transitions Clinic

The Women’s Initiative Supporting Health – Transitions Clinic (WISH-TC) is a service taking referrals starting September 24, 2012 offered through the University of Rochester and Strong Memorial Hospital aimed at helping women recently released from Monroe County jail or New York state prison access needed medical health services in a timely and confidential manner. Diane Morse, M.D. is an internist who directs the project and provides medical care for WISH-TC patients. Also, WISH-TC patients in need of mental health services including counseling, psychiatric medications, and chemical dependency treatment can be linked directly to these resources at Strong Memorial Hospital.

Learn more about WISH-TC.


Key leadership names: Director Telva Olivares, M.D., Medical Director
Contact Information: (585) 279-4999
Location of Service: 2613 West Henrietta Road, Rochester, New York 14623
Hours of Operation: 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday

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