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February 2023

Highland GME Programs Shine at On-site Audit by IPRO

Highland GME Programs Shine at On-site Audit by IPRO

Highland Hospital Graduate Medical Education Programs demonstrated compliance with all New York State Workforce and Supervision regulations at a triennial on-site audit by state-contracted  peer review organization IPRO.

HEPSO Grant Will Support Addition of Medical Family Therapist at Highland

HEPSO Grant Will Support Addition of Medical Family Therapist at Highland

Funding from the University of Rochester Health Equity Program Support Office (HEPSO) will enable Highland to hire a Medical Family Therapist to support Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) patients and the staff who care for them. “Chronic health conditions such as SCD disproportionately impact vulnerable patient populations,” said Sally Rousseau, LCSW, LMFT, Director of Social Work & Care Management at Highland who sought funding and will oversee this project.

Highland Hospital Foundation Awards the LeFrois Family with its Highest Honor

Highland Hospital Foundation Awards the LeFrois Family with its Highest Honor

The Highland Hospital Foundation announces that the LeFrois family is the recipient of the 2022 Heritage Award. The LeFrois family, who have gone above and beyond to support Highland Hospital in multiple capacities over the years, received the award at a ceremony at the Monroe Golf Club on Wednesday, December 14. The Heritage Award is the highest honor given by the Highland Hospital Foundation for philanthropic contributions. It honors people or organizations that play a significant role at Highland Hospital and in our community through their time, talent, and philanthropic support.

UR Medicine Launches Tuition-free Nursing Education Program

UR Medicine Launches Tuition-free Nursing Education Program

To combat the region’s nursing shortage, the University of Rochester Medical Center and School of Nursing today announced an innovative program to provide tuition-free nursing education for 33 students per year, with the first cohort expected to enroll in fall 2023.

Docs Who Dunk Plunge Into Lake Ontario To Benefit Special Olympics

Docs Who Dunk Plunge Into Lake Ontario To Benefit Special Olympics

The largest Rochester Docs Who Dunk team raised $3,000 as a team in the Polar Plunge for Special Olympics. Besides the doctors, there were representatives from nursing, medical assistants, finance, and public health. Part of the reason it’s the largest team is there was representation from three different healthcare organizations for the first time: Highland Family Medicine, Anthony Jordan and Rochester Regional!

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