Rochester Medicine

A Noble Guide

Personal recollections of Nobel laureate George Hoyt Whipple, M.D. (1878 – 1976), show the founding dean of Rochester’s School of Medicine and Dentistry was a valued mentor.

7/30/2014 | 0 comments

URMC Strategic Plan Unveiled

As the nation's 123 academic medical centers grapple with dramatic changes in health care, the University of Rochester Medical Center is positioning itself for success with a comprehensive, new strategic plan called i-QUEST.

7/21/2014 | 0 comments

Our Summer Issue!

The summer issue of Rochester Medicine magazine will be in your mailbox soon, but it might take a moment for you to recognize it.

7/15/2014 | 0 comments

Tradition Video: The Nobel Closet

When the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry’s founding dean, George H. Whipple, M.D., retired, the Nobel Laureate left his award-winning research documentation behind.  At the time, there was no system in place to collect and preserve the important work of Rochester faculty.  So Whipple’s papers were stashed away – and forgotten.  In this Tradition video, find out how they unexpectedly surfaced -- decades later.

7/15/2014 | 2 comments

Class Notes -- James Ray Higgins (MD '77)

This summer, James R. Higgins (MD ’77) will cross off the 2,152nd item on what is undoubtedly the world’s most ambitious bucket list.  And you can watch him do it.

7/14/2014 | 0 comments

About the Blog

Rochester Medicine provides intelligent and engaging content about the activities, achievements, challenges, and traditions of the University of Rochester Medical Center and its students -- past and present.  The print version of Rochester Medicine is published  biannually and distributed to nearly 20,000 alumni, faculty, staff, friends, and others  interested in the University of Rochester Medical Center.  The online version features regular updates, additional features, and an archive of past print issues.

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