Rochester Medicine

SMD Alumnus Appearing in Political Thriller

Tulsa cardiologist and SMD alumnus James R. Higgins (MD '77) is making his big screen debut in July, playing the President of the United States in Persecuted.

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Girls Don't Do That

In 1900, leading women’s rights activist and Rochester resident Susan B. Anthony persuaded the University of Rochester to admit women.  One of SMD’s early female graduates has been keeping Anthony’s legacy alive.  Not only did Carol Cooperman Nadelson (MD ’61) overcome barriers to become a remarkably successful physician and leader in her field, she has helped countless other women do the same.

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New branding: UR Medicine Pulls Clinical Services Together

In an effort to bring clarity, consistency, and visibility to its growing network of health care providers, the University of Rochester is introducing a new brand within the Greater Rochester region.  UR Medicine describes all of the clinical sites affiliated with the University, including hospitals, labs, physician practices, nursing homes, and outpatient treatment centers.

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A Clean Sleep

NPR, the BBC, and NBC are among the many national and international news outlets reporting on a recent study led by University of Rochester researcher Maiken Nedergaard, M.D., D.M.Sc.

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Strategic Plan Unveiled

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

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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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