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December 20, 2011

In Brief

Eastman Early Childhood Music session starts Jan. 7

Registration is open for the Eastman Early Childhood Music Program. Saturday classes for children four months through six years old begin Jan. 7. Full-time faculty and staff members with more than one year of full-time or two years of part-time service at the University are eligible for a 25 percent tuition reduction when enrolling their children. Reduced employee tuition is $102 for the 10-week session (Jan. 7 to March 10). For more information or to register, call 274-1400, email, or view the program brochure at

Children’s School now enrolling

The Children’s School at URMC, a nationally accredited and New York State–licensed child-care center, is currently accepting enrollments for all ages (infants through six years of age). Visit for more information about the center and its offerings.

Massage, personal training gift certificates available

Need a last-minute gift for a colleague or employee? Gift certificates for a massage, class, or personal training at the Medical Center’s Fitness and Wellness Center are available. Visit for details.

Community Health Award seeks nominations

The Center for Community Health is seeking nominations for the 2012 Dr. David Satcher Community Health Improvement Awards. The third annual awards will recognize Medical Center faculty and staff for significant contributions to the health of the community through research, teaching, practice, or outreach programs. The nomination deadline is Friday, Jan. 20. Details are available at

Conference covers management of risk

JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon and General Electric CEO Jeffrey Immelt will join fellow industry notables and preeminent faculty to examine “Economic Action and the Management of Risk: Critical Decisions Hanging in the Balance” on May 3 in New York City. The third annual conference, hosted by the Simon School, also will include the presentation of the Executive of the Year Award. Details are available at

Gala wine tasting to benefit Medical Center patients

Guests will sample hundreds of domestic and imported wines and champagnes at the annual Gala Wine Tasting from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Feb. 10, in the ballroom of the Rochester Hyatt Regency Hotel. Presented by Friends of Strong, the event marks its 21st year raising money for patients and families at Strong Memorial Hospital. Read more at

Certificate course teaches patient safety

The faculty of the Division of Healthcare Management in the Department of Community and Preventive Medicine is offering a free “mini” certificate course for health care professionals, trainees, and students. The 11-session program offers information on how to improve safety and covers the latest thinking on patient safety. Sessions begin Thursday, Feb. 2.

The registration deadline is Friday, Jan. 27. Contact Judy Hughes at 275-7712 or for more information. Registration materials also are available on the Medical Center’s intranet at

Anthony Institute announces Facebook page

The Susan B. Anthony Institute for Gender and Women’s Studies now has its own Facebook page (, which features updates, photos, and information. Interact with other fans and use the page to share gender and women’s studies news and events. The institute hopes the site will allow alumnae, students, and faculty to connect and reconnect. The institute will still be sending out the usual emails and regularly posting on its blog,

Student art contest open

University IT is sponsoring an art contest open to all Rochester students. They are asked to create a piece of art that will help promote or explore the importance of information security at the University. The winner will be awarded a $200 gift card to The Art Store in Henrietta. Application instructions are available at The contest deadline is March 1. Contact Will Graver at will.graver@rochester.eduor call 276-3872 with questions.

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