Making Rochester a Healthier Community Our mission: To join forces with the community to eliminate health inequalities and improve health through research, education, and service. The Center for Community Health was established by the University of Rochester Medical Center to develop and expand academic-community health partnerships dedicated to improving the health of our community. It represents a new model of institutional commitment to community health that focuses on prevention. View our 2012-2013 Annual Report. Programs and Services Community Partnerships Health Policy UR Lifestyle Management Programs Education Upcoming Events PUBLIC HEALTH GRAND ROUNDS - Thank you for making our 2014-15 Grand Rounds season a successful one! Check back for details on next year's schedule, which will begin in September 2015. 6th Annual Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards Thursday, April 30, 2015, from 12:00-1:15pm in the Class of '62 Auditorium, G-9425, University of Rochester Medical Center. GOT HEALTH? TALK “How’s your Outlook? Ways to Foster Mental Health” Please join us on Thursday, May 21, 2014, 12:10-12:50 pm, in the Kate Gleason Auditorium of the Central Library, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY. The talk will explore tips for keeping your outlook positive and help you understand more about depression, anxiety, and other mental health problems. Presented by Dr. Ann Marie White, Director of the Office of Mental Health Promotion, URMC.