Welcome School of Medicine & Dentistry Alumni!

The School of Medicine and Dentistry Office of Academic Development and Alumni Relations sponsors a number of activities and services for M.D., M.D./Ph.D., Ph.D., Resident and Fellowship alumni, including Meliora Weekend, Reunions, local and regional events, newsletters, and online services.

Stay connected with the School and fellow alumni by joining the Rochester Alumni Exchange. This online community, exclusively for University of Rochester alumni, offers an all-alumni directory, class notes, online networking, and more!

School of Medicine and Dentistry Reunion 2014

Meliora Weekend

School of Medicine and Dentistry Reunion at Meliora Weekend 2014: October 16-19. Event listing is now live! Registration begins in mid-August.

If your class year ends in a 4 or 9, this is your reunion year! Reunion events include a range of medically-themed programs, including alumni speakers, seminars, tours, and much more. Reunion weekend will be a wonderful time and for you and your classmates to renew those bonds forged so many years ago. 

We encourage you to make plans now to join your classmates October 16-19, 2014 for your reunion. Visit the School of Medicine and Dentistry Reunion website to view which of your classmates are planning to attend, hotel details, and more!

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Articles from the Winter 2014 issue of Rochester Medicine are now available online

Visit the Rochester Medicine Blog to read current articles.

This online edition includes very special features:

  • Learn how the School of Medicine & Dentistry is collaborating with the Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences to open the Center for Medical Technology Innovation (CMTI).
  • Video: Watch how the Edward G. Miner Library came to be.

Six URMC Programs Cited as Best in Nation

US News & World Report’s 2014 Best Hospitals guidebook has ranked a record number of six University of Rochester Medical Center specialties among the very best in the nation.The rankings consider data on nearly 5,000 eligible hospitals, only 147 of which made it to this year’s national list. Fewer than 50 hospitals had six or more programs on the lists.

View the full article and rankings here


Ever Better

Meliora Moments

"Meliora" is the University of Rochester's motto, meaning "Ever Better." We all remember a special moment–a Meliora Moment–when we were encouraged or inspired to be “ever better” and, as a result, we accomplished something we never dreamed we could. What's your Meliora Moment?

View a list of School of Medicine and Dentistry alumni who have submitted their Meliora Moments.


Contact Us!

Office of Academic Development and Alumni Relations

Alumni and Advancement Center
300 East River Road
P.O. Box 278996
Rochester, NY 14627-8996

(585) 273-5954 or (800) 333-4428, toll-free



Alumni Services

To request your transcripts, verify your credentials, or request a replacement diploma, please visit the Office of Medical Education Website or call (585) 275-4541.