Educational Activities/Teaching Conferences Educational activities and teaching conferences comprise a major strength of the curriculum at the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Family Medicine Residency. Core teaching at Highland Family Medicine helps residents perfect their clinical problem solving skills and also learn the critical background information and evidence that will help them become outstanding family physicians. Didactics on P2 Resident Reflections Matthew Mack, '14 on his addiction medicine elective. Natercia Rodrigues, '14 on her palliative care elective. Natercia Rodrigues, '14 on Collaborative Family Healthcare Association Blog. "I have been very happy to have had such a broad spectrum of training and to have had the opportunity to pursue opportunities in global health along the way. I think the focus on practice improvement also prepared me for work at this very research oriented organization which is constantly revising guidelines and trying new practices. Great attendings, some of whom I email for advice. And great co-residents whom I should email more often for advice." Alum, class of '12.