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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.


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.

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.

Resident Lounge & Call Rooms

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