Medical information is routinely exchanged between healthcare professionals as deemed necessary by your healthcare provider to assure your safe, continuous care. This information includes records sent to specialists, to emergency departments, hospitals, etc. There is no charge or special patient authorization required for this process.
If you are, or have been, a University of Rochester student or a UHS primary care patient, you can request a copy of your immunization history by submitting your request via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org. No other form or signature is required. Generally, immunization records are copied and mailed within 2-5 business days.
If you are, or have been, a University of Rochester student or a UHS primary care patient, you can request a copy of your University Health Service (UHS) medical record. You will need to complete the UHS Medical Record Release of Information Form. Please write to email@example.com to request the form. Your request can be returned via e-mail, fax, mail, or hand delivery.
When completing the UHS Medical Record Release of Information Form, you will be asked to provide the following information:
There is no charge for immunization histories, or records that are delivered (via fax or mail) directly to another doctor's office or medical care provider. There is a charge for records requested for personal reasons. The fee is $.75 per page or a flat $10.00 for 15 pages or less. Pre-payment is required prior to the release of the records. If requesting records for reasons other than direct medical care (e.g., insurance companies, attorneys), the requestor is responsible for payment of records.
Phone: (585) 275-1158
Fax: (585) 276-0149
Mail: University Health Service
Attn: UHS Medical Record Request
Rochester, New York 14627
PLEASE NOTE: For the release of medical records from the University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC) or Strong Memorial Hospital, call 585-275-2605 (Strong Health Information Management).