University of Rochester Medical Center
One of the nation's top academic medical centers, the University of Rochester Medical Center forms the centerpiece of the University's health research, teaching, patient care, and community outreach missions. With more than $145 million in federal research funding, UR School of Medicine research funding ranks in the top one-quarter of U.S. medical centers, while the School of Nursing ranks 12th highest in funding. The University's health care delivery network is anchored by Strong Memorial Hospital—a 739-bed, University-owned teaching hospital—which boasts programs that consistently rank among "America's Best Hospitals," according to U.S. News & World Report. Our patients benefit from the Medical Center's robust teaching and biomedical research programs. Our mission is to use education, science, and technology to improve health—transforming the patient experience with fresh ideas and approaches steeped in disciplined science, and delivered by health care professionals who innovate, take intelligent risks, and care about the lives they touch. Did You Know...?
(University of Rochester Medical Center, http://www.urmc.rochester.edu/about-us/, 2010, About URMC)
- The University of Rochester Medical Center was one of the first 12 to receive a $40 million Clinical Translational Science Award from the National Institutes of Health.
- Strong Memorial Hospital's Liver Transplant program conducts more than 200 surgeries per year, making it one of the nation's top three largest liver transplant services.
- The University is among the top ten institutions in the country in royalty revenues from our licensed technologies.
- In the past 10 years, more than 20 new companies have been formed with URMC technologies.