The URMC Department of Family Medicine will present the fifth annual Gene and Linda Farley Lectureship at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 3, at Highland Family Medicine, 777 S. Clinton Ave. A reception will follow at 6:30 p.m.
Guest speaker Richard Rockefeller, M.D., will present “Ecstasy and the Agony of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.”
Rockefeller is currently engaged with a variety of humanitarian and environmental interests. He is an advisory trustee to the Rockefeller Brothers Fund, having served as chair of the board from 2006 to 2013. He chairs the executive committee of the Sargasso Sea Alliance, a nonprofit committed to high-seas ocean protection. He chaired the U.S. advisory board to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières/MSF from 1989 until 2009. He also founded and led two nonprofit organizations in the 1990s, Health Commons Institute and Hour Exchange Portland.
RSVPs for the April 3 event are requested. Please call (585) 279-4810 or e-mail Sandie_Mcclure-howe@URMC.Rochester.edu.