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- Join us on Friday, April 3 for "Walk With Them: Lessons from the 2014 URMC Student Hotspotters," in Helen Wood Hall Auditorium, noon-1pm. Got Health? talk: “Can't Sleep? What to Do if You're Counting Sheep." Please join us on Thursday, April 16, 2015, 12:10-12:50 pm, at the Central Library, 115 South Avenue, Rochester, NY. The talk will focus on sleep problems, treatments, and helpful advice.