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University of Rochester (School of Medicine and Dentistry)

University of Rochester


  • The motto of the University of Rochester, Meliora ("ever better"), symbolizes the continuous change and improvement that have defined the University since its founding in 1850

  • The University's performance ranks it among the nation's top research universities, yet it is one of the smallest research intensive universities based on enrollment.

  • The University of Rochester consistently ranks among the top 30 institutions, both public and private, in federal funding for research and development.


University of Rochester Medical Center



  • The URMC is an integrated academic health center that consists of:

    • the School of Medicine and Dentistry, including its faculty practice (University of Rochester Medical Faculty Group)

    • Strong Memorial Hospital

    • Highland Hospital

    • Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong

    • James P. Wilmot Cancer Center

    • School of Nursing

    • Eastman Dental Center

    • Visiting Nurse Service

    • Highlands at Pittsford



  • URMC has an overall budget of almost $2 billion.

  • URMC has an integrated administrative structure led by Medical Center CEO Brad Berk, MD, PhD, an integrated budget, and a integrated strategic plan.


University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry



  • The medical school admits 100 students per year. Our students are extremely diverse in background and interests. Integrating cutting-edge, evidence-based medical science and the relationship-centered art of clinical medical practice, our "Double Helix Curriculum" combines basic science and clinical work throughout all four years of medical school.

  • NIH funding to the School of Medicine and Dentistry during the federal fiscal year ending October 31, 2007 was $159 million, ranking it 25th among the nation's medical schools.

  • In 2006, the School of Medicine and Dentistry became the first in the country to receive full six-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

  • URMC has 26 residency programs with 531 residents and 42 fellowship programs with 120 fellows.

  • Almost 400 graduate students are in training to become the basic, translational and clinical investigators of the future.

  • In 1996, URMC expanded of its research programs in the basic sciences. Nearly $400 million has been invested in facilities, equipment and faculty recruitment, with another $130 million slated to be invested through 2010. Major facility additions include state-of-the-art research space that bring the total research footprint to more than 420,000 square feet.


Education & Research



  • NIH funding to the School of Medicine and Dentistry exceeds $140 million, ranking it 30th among the nation's medical schools.

  • In 2006, the School of Medicine and Dentistry became the first in the country to receive full six-year accreditation from the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education.

  • URMC has 26 residency programs with 531 residents and 42 fellowship programs with 120 fellows.

  • Almost 400 graduate students are in training to become the basic, translational and clinical investigators of the future.

  • Integrating cutting-edge, evidence-based medical science and the relationship-centered art of clinical medical practice is embodied in the "Double Helix Curriculum," which combines basic science and clinical work throughout all four years of medical school.

  • In 1996, URMC expanded of its research programs in the basic sciences. Nearly $400 million has been invested in facilities, equipment and faculty recruitment, with another $130 million slated to be invested through 2010. Major facility additions include state-of-the-art research space that bring the total research footprint to more than 420,000 square feet.





School name:University of RochesterSchool of Medicine and Dentistry
Address:601 Elmwood Ave
Zip & city:14642 New York
Phone:(585) 275-4539
Web:http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/smd/
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