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About the Department

The University of Rochester Medical Center

Best HospitalsURMC is a six-hospital health system that provides comprehensive clinical services to western New York. The hospital includes Strong Memorial Hospital (SMH - flagship hospital) and Highland Hospital, both located in Rochester, New York. SMH is an 849-bed academic medical center that includes Wilmot Cancer Institute and Golisano Children’s Hospital. SMH is an American College of Surgeons Level 1 trauma center, Level IV NICU, regional burn and  pediatric trauma center, comprehensive stroke center, and has specialized inpatient and outpatient cardiology, organ transplant, psychiatric services, and many other medical subspecialties. SMH provides comprehensive care with novel therapies to patients including CAR-T, nusinersen for spinal muscular atrophy, and many other orphan drug therapies.


We improve the well-being of patients and communities by delivering innovative, compassionate, patient- and family-centered health care, enriched by education, science, and technology.


We will define and deliver “Medicine of the Highest Order” and set the standard for compassion and innovation, always placing patients and their families first.

Pharmacy Services

  • 24 hours, 7 days a week
  • Ambulatory Services in Medicine, Oncology, Psychiatry and Transplant
  • Antimicrobial and Opioid Stewardship
  • Automated Dispensing Stations, including OR
  • Collaborative Drug Therapy Management
  • Competency and Credentialing Programs
  • Emergency Responses including Cardiac Arrest, Stroke, Sepsis and more
  • Extensive Robotics
  • Extensive Pharmaceutical Compounding
  • Golisano Children’s Hospital
  • Home Infusion Pharmacy
  • Immunization Services
  • Long Term Care Facility at Highlands of Brighton
  • Patient Education
  • Pharmacokinetic Management
  • Pharmacotherapy Consultations
  • Specialty Pharmacy
  • Wilmot Cancer Institute