The Highland Newsroom Latest News Mendelson Appointed to William and Sheila Konar Family ProfessorshipAug 23, 2016The Executive Committee of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees has appointed Daniel A. Mendelson, M.S., M.D., F.A.C.P., A.G.S.F., C.M.D., Professor of Medicine, Highland Hospital Associate Chief of Medicine and Co-Director, Geriatric Fracture Center to the William and Sheila Konar Family Professorship in Geriatrics, Palliative Care, and Person-Centered CareHighland Hospital Earns “Best Regional Hospital” Status from U.S. News & World Report Aug 02, 2016Highland Hospital has been recognized as a “Best Regional Hospital” for 2016-17 by U.S. News & World Report. Of nearly 5,000 hospitals whose data were evaluated by U.S. News, barely 10% earned this designation.Highland Hospital Earns Magnet® Re-designationMay 18, 2016For the second time Highland Hospital has achieved Magnet status, the highest designation for nursing excellence and an honor bestowed on less than 8 percent of hospitals in the United States. The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), which determines Magnet status, made the announcement in a telephone conference Tuesday afternoon to Highland nurses and hospital leaders.Pamela Heiple, APRN-BC, NPP Honored With Highland Hospital Advanced Practice Provider AwardApr 22, 2016Pamela Heiple, APRN-BC, NPP is honored as Advanced Practice Provider of the Year at Highland Hospital, a new award presented by the Highland Medical staff for outstanding service of a Highland Nurse Practitioner or Physician Assistant. Heiple has served Highland since 1986 as Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Coordinator of Psychiatric Consultation Liaison Service.David Holub, M.D. Honored with Highland Hospital Distinguished Physician AwardApr 18, 2016David Holub, M.D., is the recipient of Highland Hospital’s Distinguished Physician Award. Dr. Holub, a Family Medicine physician, is Associate Residency Director, University of Rochester Family Medicine Residency and Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.