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New Golisano Children's Hospital Dedication Celebrates Kids, Community and Future »
May 27, 2015

Miracle Kids, grateful families, University of Rochester leadership, and significant building donors including hospital namesake B. Thomas Golisano will celebrate the dedication of UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital on May 27. The largest capital project in the University’s history, the new eight-story, $145 million hospital is 245,000 square feet. For the first time,...

Patient Information Shared With Local Neurology Practice Without Authorization; URMC Notifies Patients »
May 26, 2015

URMC has sent letters to 3,403 patients, informing them that a list containing patient information was shared, without authorization, with a local neurology practice. We do not believe the information was shared with any other party, but we are informing patients in compliance with federal HIPAA regulations.

URMC Experts to Host GI Endoscopy Course for Nurses and Allied Health Professionals »
May 26, 2015

Gastroenterology experts at the University of Rochester Medical Center have organized a statewide hands-on advanced endoscopy course for nurses and allied health professionals on Friday, May 29, at UR’s School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Stroll for Strong Kids Continues to Help Patients and Hospital Blossom »
May 25, 2015

In just two short years since its groundbreaking, UR Medicine’s new Golisano Children’s Hospital has become a towering symbol of strength and hope for sick and injured children of the Finger Lakes region. With a “Growing Strong” theme, this year’s Stroll for Strong Kids Walk & 5K Run, set for Saturday, May 30,...

"Teddy Bear Clinic" to Teach Safety Messages with Help of Toys "R" Us »
May 22, 2015

The Rochester chapter of the Injury Free Coalition for Kids (IFCK), based out of UR Medicine’s Golisano Children’s Hospital, is teaming up with Project T.I.P.S. to reduce home injuries of urban underprivileged children through teachable moments at local teddy bear clinics. The interactive clinics, both held at 3:30 p.m., on May 28 at...

“Summer Slide” Reduced by Letting Kids Pick Their Own Summer Reading »
May 20, 2015

A study by researchers at the University of Rochester Medical Center showed that summer reading programs can be made significantly more effective with only a small tweak: Let the kids choose the books.