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Julie Riccio, M.D., Appointed Highland Hospital Chief of Pediatric Medicine

Jan 08, 2019

Julie Riccio, M.D., has been appointed as the new Chief of Pediatric Medicine at Highland Hospital.

Highland Hospital Becomes First Hospital in Upstate New York to Receive Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation

Dec 17, 2018

Highland Hospital’s Emergency Department is the first in upstate New York to receive the silver standard - Level 2 Geriatric Emergency Department Accreditation (GEDA), which recognizes emergency departments that provide excellent care for older adults. The designation is granted by The American College of Emergency Physicians (ACEP), with support from The Gary and Mary West Health Institute and John A. Hartford Foundation.

University of Rochester and Highland Hospital Department of Family Medicine Celebrates 50 Years

Oct 09, 2018

The University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Department of Family Medicine is celebrating a 50-year anniversary this month. The Department is one of the oldest and most prestigious in the country, with a nationally recognized residency program that trains physicians in the medical, psychological, and social factors involved in caring for patients and families throughout their lifetimes.

UR Medicine Breast Imaging to Offer Free Mammograms September 15 and October 6

Sep 13, 2018

In honor of October’s Breast Cancer Awareness Month, UR Medicine Breast Imaging – in conjunction with the Breast Cancer Coalition of Rochester, Cancer Services Program of Monroe County, and Susan G. Komen Upstate NY – is offering free annual mammograms to women age 40 and older. The screening sessions will be held at UR Medicine Breast Imaging at Anthony Jordan Health Center on Saturday, September 15 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and UR Medicine Breast Imaging at Red Creek on Saturday, October 6 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Internationally Renowned Rochester Doctor to Speak at 2018 Sischy Lecture

Sep 04, 2018

Seymour Schwartz, M.D., will deliver the 2018 Sischy Lecture on Monday, October 1 at 6 p.m. at the Bloch Alumni and Advancement Center, 300 East River Road, Rochester, New York. His talk, “From Medicine to Manuscript, Doctors with a Literacy Legacy,” focuses on authors with a background in medicine, from the Middle Ages to the present era.