Events & Activities
Meliora Weekend and SMD Reunion
The School of Medicine and Dentistry's Alumni Weekend and Reunion are now celebrated during the University of Rochester's Meliora Weekend! Established in 2001, Meliora Weekend celebrates reunions, family weekend, and homecoming activities. It is designed for alumni, parents, students, faculty, staff, and friends of the University of Rochester. SMD Reunion events include a range of medically-themed programs, including alumni speakers, seminars, tours, and much more. Please visit the Meliora Weekend Website for more information.
Save the Date!
Plans are already underway for Reunion 2013. If your MD class year ends in 3 or 8, we hope to see you in Rochester October 10-13, 2013!
School of Medicine and Dentistry Lectures
Below is a list of lectures given by prominent School of Medicine and Dentistry alumni and friends. Please note that the lectures are best viewed on a PC using Internet Explorer. Mac users will need to download the Silverlight plug-in to view the lecture.
15th Annual Marvin J. Hoffman Lecture
View Dr. Topol's lecture "The Creative Destruction of Medicine: How the Digital Revolution Will Create Better Health Care." Dr. Eric Topol '79M (MD), is Director, Scripps Translational Science Institute; Chief Academic Officer, Scripps Health; Professor of Genomics, The Scripps Research Institute.
March 25, 2013.
2012 Engel Lecture
View Dr. Berk's lecture "Compassionate Approaches to Care Provision: Biopsychosocial Model and Patient - and Family - Centered Care." Dr. Bradford C. Berk, '81M (MD), '81M (PhD), is Senior Vice President for health sciences at the University of Rochester and CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC).
March 24, 2012.
Photo's from the Engel Lecture courtesy of Dr. Walter S. Brooks '78, '82M (MD)
2012 Distinguished Alumnus Lecture
View Dr. Dorothy Bainton's lecture "50 Years of Women in Medicine." Dr. Bainton '60M (Res) reviews the dramatic changes that have occurred for women in medicine and women in general, over the last fifty years. She was selected as the 2012 School of Medicine and Dentistry Distinguished Alumnus by the Medical Alumni Council.
Robert M. Sutherland, Ph.D. Lecture
View Dr. Sutherland's lecture "Academic and Business Careers in Biomedical Research." Dr. Sutherland '66M (PhD) is the Senior Investment Office at the Ontario Institute for Cancer Research in Toronto, Canada."