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Join us in The Meliora Challenge: The Campaign for the University of Rochester. Your generosity will help us deliver superior healthcare for less cost and continue our quest to cure and prevent disease.
"To give back to a place that touched our lives so deeply will not only help create a program to better support cancer survivors, but also allows us to have Judy in the minds of others — a true gift for our family."
Latest URMC News
Corneal Surgeon Commits More Than $4M to University of Rochester in Memory of Late Wife
Longtime Flaum Eye Institute ophthalmologist James Aquavella, M.D., recently committed more than $4 million to the University of Rochester in memory of his late wife, Kay, who was a nurse, educator, and administrator who helped build the foundation for the eye institute.
$2M Gift to Support Geriatric Fracture Care, Orthopaedic Research
Entrepreneur and philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has given $2 million to support clinical and research work related to geriatric fracture care being led by Stephen I. Kates, M.D., in the Department of Orthopaedics and the Center for Musculoskeletal Research (CMSR). Wyss’ gift establishes the Hansjörg Wyss Professorship in Orthopaedic Surgery, which will support Kates’ activities related to developing and disseminating a program for the treatment of fractures in geriatric patients.
Six URMC Programs Cited as Among Best in Nation
When US News & World Report’s 2014 Best Hospitals guidebook hits newsstands today, a record number of six University of Rochester Medical Center specialties will be ranked among the very best in the nation. That’s the highest number of URMC programs ever to earn a seat in the magazine’s list of the nation’s top 50 in a single year, since US News began ranking hospitals in 1989.
Wilmot Cancer Center Launches New Program to Support Cancer Survivors
The James P. Wilmot Cancer Center at the University of Rochester Medical Center is helping patients navigate the complexities of cancer survivorship care with the introduction of the Judy DiMarzo Survivorship Program—the first in the region to offer this comprehensive approach to survivorship.
Wilmot Cancer Center Raises More Than $750,000 at Annual Discovery Ball
More than 950 patients, faculty and staff, board members and donors, and the local community attended the 13th annual Discovery Ball at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center in support of the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center. This year’s Ball, chaired by Jeffrey and Patrice Pierce, raised $773,000, including $207,000 pledged in cash donations, to support seed-grants for new and innovative cancer research initiatives at the Cancer Center.
Learn more about the entities you can support:
- Del Monte Neuromedicine Institute
- Eastman Institute for Oral Health
- Flaum Eye Institute
- Golisano Children's Hospital
- Heart and Vascular
- Highland Hospital
- Kessler Burn & Trauma Center
- School of Medicine and Dentistry
- School of Nursing
- Strong Memorial Hospital
- Visiting Nurse Service
- Wilmot Cancer Center