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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


April 22, 2019
2019 Three Minute Thesis Winners

April 22, 2019
31st Annual Genetics Day Symposium

April 22, 2019
Latest Issue of Opportunities to explore - April 22-26, 2019

April 17, 2019
Handy Gelbard Honored for Pediatric HIV/AIDS Research

April 15, 2019
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - April 15-19

April 15, 2019
TBS Student is Finalist in "Shark Tank"-Style Competition

April 15, 2019
URMC Trainee Travel Awards 2019

April 11, 2019
A prescription for physician frustration

April 11, 2019
Danielle Benoit ‘Embodies the Spirit’ of Teaching and Mentorship

April 8, 2019
Latest Issue of Opportunities to explore - April 8-12, 2019

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