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Pursue World Class Research Within a Close-Knit Community

Scientists have been making innovative discoveries at the University of Rochester Medical Center since George Hoyt Whipple, first dean of the Medical School and a Nobel Laureate, founded the institution in 1925. You will find that the excitement of discovery continues today in a community of scientists and clinicians working to improve world health.

The University of Rochester Medical Center offers many training opportunities for you to extend your research and enhance your knowledge and experience. Here you will know faculty and peers by name and you will work together based on interest and opportunity.

Research at URMC

Recognized as a leading research institution, the School of Medicine and Dentistry is ranked #29 by US News and World Report. The University of Rochester’s NIH ranking is #34.

  • During our last fiscal year, research faculty attracted external funding totaling approximately $316 million.
  • Our scientists rank among the top in the nation in several disciplines; top-15 rankings in NIH funding have been achieved in neurology, neurosurgery, obstetrics and gynecology, oral biology, pharmacology and physiology, public health and preventive medicine, and musculoskeletal research.
  • View a snapshot of our postdoctoral appointees


August 14, 2018
Ralph Jozefowicz Honored for Mentoring Next Generation of Leaders in Neurology

August 10, 2018
MSTP Alum, Alan Kenny Headlines MSTP 18th Annual Retreat

August 7, 2018
NGP Student Monique Mendes Selected as a Neuroscience Scholars Program Fellow

August 3, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities To Explore - August 6-10, 2018

July 27, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

July 23, 2018
Edward Ayoub, CMPP graduate student in the laboratory of Dr. Archibald S. Perkins, was awarded an NRSA F31 beginning 8/1/18

July 23, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

July 13, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

July 9, 2018
Isaac Fisher, 5th year graduate student in the lab of Alan V. Smrcka, won first place for his poster at the EB/ASPET meeting in San Diego

July 5, 2018
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

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