Meliora Weekend 2024

Fun, friends, and festivities were boundless at Meliora Weekend 2023. More than 10,500 members of our community registered for this unforgettable experience. From riveting speakers and guests to reunions and anniversary celebrations, relive the weekend through our MEDTalks playlist, curated photo album, and the final State of the School Address from Mark B. Taubman, MD, former CEO of the University of Rochester Medical Center and dean of the School of Medicine and Dentistry.

Save the date for Meliora Weekend 2024!
September 26-29, 2024

Share your words of wisdom with incoming medical students

Each August, more than 100 medical students formally join the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry during the annual Robert L. and Lillian H. Brent White Coat Ceremony. Join us in welcoming them to the SMD community by sharing a few words of wisdom. To be a part of this annual tradition, click the button below. Your message will be placed in the pocket of a student's white coat for them to read on this milestone day.

Share your words of wisdom

people walking outside during Meliora Weekend past blue and yellow streamers


four students stand wearing white coats