The Highland Newsroom Latest News $1.65 Million Grant Earmarked for Nurse Practitioner Residency and Clinical Training Programs to Prepare Clinicians for Health Care ReformJul 29, 2015A $1.65 million grant will help prepare area clinicians to successfully practice in a fully transformed health care delivery system. The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), an agency of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded the grant -- $330,000 for 5 years to the University of Rochester/Highland Hospital Department of Family Medicine to create and manage the programs.Highland Physicians Publish Article Calling For Geriatricians To Lead Efforts to Increase Healthy AgingJul 14, 2015A majority of studies done on senior citizens focus on frailty, but only a small percentage of older adults are actually frail. In “Failing to focus on healthy aging: A frailty of our discipline?” set to be published in the Journal of American Geriatrics Society, Highland Hospital physicians Susan Friedman, M.D., M.P.H., Krupa Shah, M.D., and William Hall, M.D. call on geriatricians nationwide to provide leadership for keeping older adults healthy as opposed to just focusing on care that is provided after people become ill.Highland Hospital Geriatrician Chosen for National Fellowship ProgramJul 09, 2015Krupa Shah, M.D., M.P.H., geriatric hospitalist at Highland Hospital, has been named - an American Geriatrics Society (AGS) Fellow by the American Geriatrics Society’s Board of Directors. Dr. Shah is one of only a handful of AGS fellows in the Rochester area.Highland Hospital Nurse Chosen for National Fellowship ProgramJun 22, 2015Deborah Jo Kummer, BSN, BS, RN, AAS, CGRN, Highland Procedure Center, has been accepted into the National Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc. (SGNA) Nurse Fellowship Program for 2015. Highland Hospital Holds Ceremonial Groundbreaking on New BuildingJun 01, 2015Highland Hospital made history today as it held a ceremonial groundbreaking on a new two-story building addition on the south side of the hospital’s current campus. The $28 million project will enhance patient care based on the modernization of hospital facilities and renovation of existing space.