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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.

Highland Family Medicine to host Family Fun Day

Aug 21, 2018

Highland Family Medicine will hold a Family Fun Day this Saturday, August 25 from 2 to 5 p.m. in the Highland Family Medicine parking lot at 777 S. Clinton Ave. The event is free and open to the public.

Highland Hospital Plans Nearly All Private Rooms for Patients

Jul 26, 2018

Nearly all Highland Hospital patients will benefit from private rooms, through a modernization plan announced by the hospital. Providing patients with private rooms will further Highland Hospital’s ongoing efforts to improve patient care, help reduce the risk of infections, and offer more adequate, therapeutic space during recovery.