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Community

The dedicated members of RC MERT constantly work towards strengthening our ties with both the campus and the greater Rochester community. In addition to providing quality emergency medical services to the University of Rochester, RC MERT also strives to promote personal health and health education on- and off-campus. MERT has participated in a variety of health promotions and has co-sponsored health-related events with a variety of university organizations.

Fall 2019 Events

National Collegiate EMS Week 

November 11-15, 2019

National Collegiate EMS week is a week long recognition and celebration of campus-based EMS. This year MERT hosted a meet and greet, a tour of our equipment and vehicle, a giveaway, and helped members of the community put together their own first-aid kits!

Spring 2019 Events

NCEMSF Conference

February 22-24, 2019

MERT members attended the 26th Annual National Collegiate EMS Conference. The conference hosted 1100 representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities. MERT members had the opportunity to attend workshops run by other members of the EMS community. We all learned so much and we hope we can implement some of our new ideas to  support our community back at the U of R!

Spring 2018 Events

STEM Initiative Family Science Day

April 21, 2018

MERT members participated in STEM Initiative’s Annual Family Science Day! We had a lot of fun showing children from the Rochester community all of our equipment and describing our role in the community. We hope all the families who attended enjoyed themselves as much as we did!

NCEMSF Conference 

February 23-25, 2018

MERT members attended the 25th Annual National Collegiate EMS Conference. The conference hosted 1100 representatives from more than 100 colleges and universities. MERT members had the opportunity to attend workshops run by other members of the EMS community. We all learned so much and we hope we can implement some of our new ideas to  support our community back at the U of R!

Fall 2017 Events

Collegiate EMS Week
November 12-18, 2017

National Collegiate EMS week is a week long recognition and celebration of campus-based EMS. This year MERT hosted a meet and greet, a tour of our equipment and vehicle, a hands only CPR class, and helped members of the community put together their own first-aid kits! We hope you all had as much fun as we did!

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