Nursing at Strong Memorial Hospital: Recognized among the best in the world. Strong Memorial is more than a hospital... it's an integral part of the University of Rochester Medical Center, our region's premier integrated health system. The medical center—which also includes the School of Nursing, the School of Medicine and Dentistry, Golisano Children's Hospital and the Eastman Dental Center—offers an exciting environment where education and research form state-of-the-art nursing practice. Every nurse is special but the nurses at the Strong Memorial Hospital truly stand apart. Thanks to them, Strong Memorial Hospital was the first in Rochester to be awarded Magnet status. Strong is also nationally recognized as a NICHE hospital—Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders—and recently received the Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses. Our nurses, all 2,300 of them, have the chance to realize their potential in practice, education, research, management or consultation. Read about why more Nurses choose Strong Strong Receives 2nd International Quality Designation for Nursing Tuesday January 13, 2009 Strong Memorial Hospital has been redesignated as a Nursing Magnet Hospital, the highest and most prestigious honor an organization can receive for excellence in nursing and quality patient care. Learn more about the redesignation. Employee Benefits for Strong Nurses Our nurses' high level of job satisfaction speaks volumes about the quality of management and the work environment at Strong Memorial. So does our compensation package. Strong Memorial offers a wage/salary program that recognizes excellence and experience and a benefit package like no others in Rochester. View details about benefits for Strong Nurses.