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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


May 29, 2020
New Issue of Opportunities to Explore, June 1-June 5, 2020

April 14, 2020
Graduate Student Appreciation Week 2020

April 13, 2020
Timmy Li, URMC Epidemiology PhD Graduate in NY Post as "Hero of the Day"

November 6, 2019
URMC-099 Combats Surgery-Induced Delirium, Cognitive Dysfunction in Preclinical Model of Orthopedic Surgery

October 21, 2019
Medical Student Gordon Wong presents at the annual URMC Medical School poster session

September 6, 2019
Leigh Wexler Graduates!

September 4, 2019
Janelle Veazey Receives Outstanding Student Mentor Award

August 13, 2019
Deb Fowell Authors Study on Immune Cell Navigation Systems

August 12, 2019
Supriya Mohile Headlines MSTP 19th Annual Retreat

August 9, 2019
SMD's Aleta Anthony Named Director of Equity, Inclusion & Research Education Support

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