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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


October 31, 2017
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - October 30-November 3, 2017

October 23, 2017
Navigating Career Choices advises current trainees on postgraduate options

October 23, 2017
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore

October 20, 2017
Emma Grygotis wins Outstanding Student Mentor Award

October 18, 2017
Neurology & Neuroscience Panel Advises Prospective Trainees

October 18, 2017
SMD Postdocs Recognized by Steadman Family Postdoctoral Associate Prize in Interdisciplinary Research.

October 16, 2017
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - October 16-20, 2017

October 11, 2017
Center for Oral Biology Lands Third Training Grant from NIDCR

October 10, 2017
First Translational Biomedical Science (TBS) Retreat

October 6, 2017
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore - October 9-13, 2017

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