Medical Education Innovative approaches to medical education are required to prepare physicians who can integrate the healing power of the doctor-patient relationship with rapidly expanding developments in scientific knowledge, technology, clinical practice, and health care delivery systems. No medical school is better poised than the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry with its Double Helix Curriculum to deliver a balanced, integrated and flexible curriculum to meet the needs of students and society. The University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry is committed to medical education, medical science, and medical practice for the benefit of humanity. URMC Medical Student Alumni in the news! Doctor's Take: Being a Minority in Medicine I wake up at 5 a.m. to get ready for another day to see my patients. The moment I step into the hospital, I put on my long white coat. Not because it’s a part of my uniform, but because if I don’t wear it, people won’t think this young female black woman is a doctor. Read the whole story here. 2016 URMC Match Day Appointments Rochester's Medical School Rises on US News List US News & World Report's annual ranking of the nation's best graduate schools was released earlier today, giving the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry a noticeable boost. Among the best research medical schools, Rochester scored #29, its highest ranking since 2002. In the primary care schools category, the University of Rochester was listed as the #15 best medical school, up slightly from last year. Read the article.