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Among the famous universities around the world, University of Rochester Medical Center (URMC), is located in Rochester, New York, U.S.A. is one of the main college of University of Rochester and includes the university's primary medical education, patient care facilities and research patient care facilities.

University of Rochester Medical Center provides facilities for medical treatment and research in Upstate New York and also includes a regional Trauma Center, Perinatal center, and Burn Center the James P. Wilmot Cancer Center, an Epilepsy Center, Liver Transplant Center and Cardiac Transplant Center and also includes a major AIDS Treatment Center and an NIH-designated AIDS Vaccine Evaluation Unit. A large portion of the university's biomedical research is conducted in the Arthur Kornberg Medical Research Building and the Aab Institute of Biomedical Sciences.

University of Rochester Medical Center occupies about 4,000,000 square foot (370,000 m2) complex located between Genesee Valley Park, Mount Hope Avenue, Elmwood Avenue, and Lattimore Road.

In 2008 January, the University of Rochester announced $500 million premeditated plan geared to expansion in patient services and research. The plan will hypothetically add 800 new jobs to the same university. Part of the extension will include a building for clinical and translational sciences, building a new 6-story, 123-bed addition to the hospital, and a new ambulatory surgery center to be built on Westfall Road.

Strong Memorial Hospital is main teaching hospital and patient care facility providing Hospital at the University of Rochester and is also housed within the main complex of the URMC. It is Level I trauma center serving the Rochester community and is the most projecting member of the Strong Health System. Strong Health System also includes the Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, named for philanthropist Tom Golisano.

The School of Medicine and Dentistry (SMD) is an ascribed medical school and school for advanced dental education with graduate education programs in biological, health sciences and biomedical. The facilities of the college are located in its own section of the main URMC complex and connecting Arthur Kornberg Medical Research Building with total of more than 420,000 square feet (39,000 m2) of research place. Dental education and patient facilities are located within the URMC complex and the adjacent Eastman Institute for Oral Health.

SMD is ranked 29th for research and 15th for primary care schools category by U.S. News & World Report, with the dental programs ranked in the top 10 all around the world. SMD also received a full six-year accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education for its 26 residency programs at Strong Memorial Hospital in 2005. In 1925, the medical school was established, and in 1929 it was first class graduated.

The School of Nursing is a qualified nursing education program located in the Helen Wood Hall building of University of Rochester Medical Center. The school's Pediatric Nurse Practitioner program was ranked the seventh best in the U.S. for its teaching program, with the Adult Nurse Practitioner program ranked 13th and the Family Nurse Practitioner program ranked 21st by U.S. News.

Recently, several new programs and centers have been founded at URMC. A cancer branch cell research program has been established at the Wilmot Cancer Center, one of only three such programs in the United States, the others being at Harvard University and Stanford University.  Also, a new Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute has been announced, which will be housed in a new 150,000-square-foot (14,000 m2) research and education facility. The program was awarded a $40 million NIH grant, one of the largest in the history of the university. URMC acquired Lakeside hospital in Brockport and is creating Strong West. It will be an urgent care center with the possibility of having and emergency department system.

University of Rochester Medical Center comprises the largest portion of the University of Rochester's annual budget. For the 2004-2005 fiscal year, URMC's patient care and hospital resources accounted for 59% of the total university budget at $910 million. URMC also makes up a large portion of the university's $232 million research budget.

The President of URMC is Steven I. Goldstein. He directs all aspects of Strong memorial Hospital’s operations and leads the leads the effort to prepare the health care system to succeed in a managed care environment. Raymond J. Mayewski is the Chief Medical Officer of Strong Memorial Hospital. He is also senior physician and serves as liaison between the between the medical staff and administration. He is responsible for coordinating patient care and safety. Kathy Parrinello is Chief Operating officer and Executive Vice President. Kathy Parrinello is responsible for Strong Memorial Hospital’s day-to-day operations with particular emphasis on hospital programs as well as patient and clinical support services. Leonard J. Shutte is Chief Financial Officer & Associate Vice President. Leonard Shutte monitors financial matters relating to strong memorial hospital and its affiliates. Patricia Witzel is chief nursing officer & associate Vice President. Patricia Witzel is Strong Memorial Hospital’s senior nurse and oversees a department of 3,500 nurses, patient care technicians, and unit secretaries. Robert J.Panzer is Chief Quality Officer & Associate Vice President. Robert Panzer leads Strong Memorial Hospital’s quality assurance, clinical practice evaluation, quality, and safety improvement initiatives.

More information about the university is found in wiki and college own site. The official site of the college is www.urmc.rochester.edu. Many of the international scholars are enrolled in the university who are one of the most intelligent candidates of the States. It does accept many international student from the countries all around the world.