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Strong Memorial Hospital

SMHStrong Memorial Hospital (SMH) at the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) has 35 operating rooms located over three floors. The entire department is stocked with the highest quality and most advanced technology necessary to meet the ever changing needs of health care. There are approximately 35,000 anesthetics conducted at SMH on a yearly basis. The Emergency Department as SMH is the only Level I trauma center in the region.

Highland Hospital


Highland is well known for its comprehensive orthopaedics services, women's services, nationally ranked geriatrics program, regional leading gastric bypass surgery center, extensive network of primary care physicians, newly renovated radiology department, medical/radiation oncology, cardiology, neurology, and much more.

Noyes Memorial Hospital

Noyes Memorial Hospital is a 67-bed facility located in Dansville, NY. Here, a highly-trained team of physicians, nurses, therapists, and other healthcare professionals provide superb care for the surrounding community.

URMC Surgery Center

emergencyURMC Surgery Center (informally known as “Sawgrass”) was opened in 2009 and features ten operating rooms and three procedure rooms which equipped with advanced technology for optimal care and spacious facilities for the comfort and privacy for patients. By housing roughly 10,000 outpatient cases per year, Sawgrass provides the greater Rochester area with an ideal setting for the ever-increasing demand for ambulatory surgical procedures.

URMC Pain Treatment Center

The Pain Treatment Center (PTC), also located at Sawgrass, provides a multidisciplinary approach to treating pain, including medical and interventional therapies, behavioral and psychological care, and rehabilitation. An additional 10,000 cases are conducted by the PTC on an annual basis.

Strong West

Strong West

Strong West opened its doors in 2013 on the former Lakeside Memorial Hospital campus on West Avenue. The facility's services have grown quickly, creating a hub of UR Medicine health providers, including care offered by the Ambulatory Surgery Center staff, Imaging, Labs, UR Medicine Heart and Vascular, Primary Care, Orthopaedics, and the Wilmot Cancer Institute.

Additionally, a talented team from Emergency Medicine helped create a first-of-its-kind, offsite Emergency Room, a new model of care in New York state. Providing emergency coverage for the area was the No. 1 priority of UR Medicine, to ensure patients once cared for at Lakeside had access to vital health care services within their local community.


Center for Medical Simulation

simThe Center for Medical Simulation has been designed to facilitate the teaching and evaluation of the basics of anesthesia as well as multiple crisis scenarios. The center offers residents the opportunity to participate in high fidelity simulation training.

Gillies Library

gilliesGillies Library is located within the Department of Anesthesiology and houses the administrative offices of the residency program along with computers, a small kitchen, a conference area with a large flat screen TV, and couches to relax.

Resident Lounge and call rooms

Resident LoungeResident Lounge and call rooms— getaway spots to accommodate some rest & relaxation.

Other Resources

  • Pumping Facilities for nursing mothers
  • Chapel for Meditation