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Dr. Margie Shaw spoke with the Boston Globe and was quoted for the article, “Foundation stirs controversy by charging cancer patients $83,000 for unproven but promising experimental drug.”

Foundation stirs controversy by charging cancer patients $83,000 for unproven but promising experimental drug - The Boston Globe

Special Lecture:  "Conceptually Engineering Disability"

Monday March 13th, 2023 11am, CEL 2-7520


Congratulations to the Alpha Omega Alpha Inductees for 2023!

We are excited to announce that we had several Pathways students as well as our own Dr. Margie Shaw inducted into Alpha Omega Alpha.

Congratulations Spencer Chen, Dalton LeBarge, Christian Dohring & Courtney Vidovich!

Margie ShawAlpha Omega Alpha inductees

‘Changing Perspectives Through the Arts’ event

The Department of Health Humanities and Bioethics presents “Drawing On and From Healthcare” with Kriota Willberg, the next installment of the “Changing Perspectives Through the Arts” series, a collaboration of the Department of Health Humanities and Bioethics, Eastman Performing Arts Medicine, and Rochester community organizations. The event takes place Friday, March 10, at noon in the School of Medicine and Dentistry, Auditorium K-207 (2-6408), and via Zoom. Learn more and register for the Zoom link here.

Music Therapy Finds Its Rhythm at URMC

March is Music Therapy Month and, to honor URMC's music therapy program, we're taking you on a journey to discover the important work our team is doing to help patients—young and old—benefit from the healing sounds of music. Learn how the program began 25 years ago, and how it has grown to care for thousands of patients since its inception. Meet our team of music therapy collaborators and hear how their dedicated work resonates throughout the halls of our hospital.

Music Therapy Finds its Rhythm at URMC - URMC Today (

The Nocturnist Podcast – Jackie Howitt’s Experience Volunteering During COVID Pandemic

OB/GYN Jackie Howitt and pediatrician Gretchen Volk bring us into the deserted airport where they first met in April 2020 on their way to offer COVID-19 relief in NYC. Though their friendship began at one of the most disorienting moments in their lives, the coincidences that followed made the connection feel almost fated.

Listen here: Serendipity in Shutdown — the NOCTURNISTS