Former CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine Speaking at URMC Commencement

Apr. 29, 2013
Edward D. Miller, M.D., is a UR School of Medicine and Dentistry Graduate

Anesthesiologist Edward D. Miller, M.D., is delivering the keynote address at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry commencement on Friday, May 17.

Dr. Miller, now retired, is a 1968 graduate of the School who went on to become the first CEO of Johns Hopkins Medicine. He also served as dean of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and vice president for Medicine at Johns Hopkins University. He is recognized by that institution for ushering in a revolution in medical education and health care delivery.

At this year’s commencement, Dr. Miller is being honored with the Charles Force Hutchison and Marjorie Smith Hutchison Medal. It is awarded to UR alumni in recognition of their outstanding achievement and notable service to the community, state, or nation.

There are 102 students receiving M.D. degrees during this year’s ceremony, which begins at 4 p.m. in Kodak Hall at Eastman Theatre, 60 Gibbs Street.