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  • State Funds Medical Training at Clinic
  • Summer Program Enriches City School Students
  • 'Boats and Goats' Benefits Golisano Children's Hospital
  • Children's School @ URMC Is Enrolling for Fall
  • Sign Up to Be a Volunteer in

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State Funds Medical Training at Clinic
The Medical Center has received a $344,000 state grant for a three-year project to expand and improve training and education of University medical students and residents who deliver primary care at Culver Medical Group, a practice that cares for medically underserved Rochesterians. Read more...

Summer Program Enriches City School Students
The Horizons at Warner program will bring 81 Rochester City School District kindergartners through eighth graders to the River Campus today through Aug. 3 for a summer learning experience that blends academics with arts, sports, cultural enrichment, and confidence-building activities. Read more...

'Boats and Goats' Benefits Golisano Children's Hospital
A portion of the proceeds from the second annual "Boats and Goats" day of boating, to be held from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 7, on Irondequoit Bay, will benefit Golisano Children's Hospital. For more information, contact Jason Gould. Read more...

Children's School @ URMC Is Enrolling for Fall
The Children's School @ URMC, a child care center for University families, is accepting enrollments for children 6 weeks through 6 years of age for fall. Contact Tiffany VanAuker, the director, at 273-3677, or request enrollment online.

Sign Up to Be a Volunteer in
ResearchMatch is a free national recruitment registry that brings together researchers and people who are interested in learning more about participating in research via a secure website. Interested persons can follow this link to volunteer.  For more information, email
June 26, 2012
Chance Showers

Today's Forecast:
Afternoon Showers, 74°
Sunny, Windy 79°

Today's Event Highlight
Eastman at the Jazz Fest
Starting at noon, Rochester Central Library, plus evening performances at Jazz Street Stage and Hatch Recital Hall.  Read more ...

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Rochester in the News
The New York Times (June 24)
A Medical Guessing Game, with Life as the Ultimate Prize
One of the cases examined on the TV series DIagnosis: Dead or Alive involved Jamie Arliss, who was treated for a rare heart tumor at the Medical Center. “I didn’t have a lot of case histories to go on,” recounts H. Todd Massey, associate professor of surgery. “The only other cases were through autopsy reports.”

YNN (June 25)
Healthy Living: Capability of Curry
After years of testing and retesting, Chawnshang Chang and others have developed a compound that treats acne, baldness, and even cancer. "This is a real exciting experience because from day one, our hypothesis hit correctly," says Chang, the George Hoyt Whipple Professor of pathology.

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