URMC / Pathology & Laboratory Medicine / Read Our Blog / April 2016 / Dr. Blitman Named a 'HearStrong Champion' Dr. Blitman Named a 'HearStrong Champion' Pathology resident, Dr. Joseph Blitman, has been named a HearStrong Champion by the HearStrong Foundation. Blitman is now completing his first year of pathology residency at URMC. In his bio, he describes his struggle with hearing loss and how devices helped him succeed academically and professionally. The HearStrong Foundation was founded in 2013 to recognize the accomplishments of those who have overcome hearing loss and “celebrate individuals worldwide who have not only faced hearing loss, but conquered it.” It has recognized more than 85 Champions since the organization was founded. Click to read the full story. Bethany Bushen | 4/29/2016 You may also like No related posts found.