Progress Report on RIT-RGHS Alliance
In its first year, partnership targets rapid advances in biomedical sciences, technology and education
Bob Finnerty, RIT
Dec. 10, 2009
Surgeons perform a breast reduction surgery using a pen-like device that is a CO2 laser for making incisions. The red beam of light is a guide, which provides the surgeon visual confirmation of where the laser beam cuts the skin.
Nate Pallace, RIT biomedical photographic communications major
- What: Progress report and tour of Rochester General Research Institute at the hospital
When: 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 11
Where: Polisseni Pavilion, Rochester General Hospital
Who: RGHS President and CEO Mark Clement and RIT President Bill Destler. RGHS physicians, RIT faculty and RIT students will also be available for interviews.
Tour: After remarks from RIT and RGHS leadership, media will be taken on a tour of the Rochester General Research Institute labs at the hospital.
Parking: Media parking is available in the front circle surrounding the flagpole, to the left of the Polisseni Pavilion (the hospital’s former main entrance).
Michael Tedesco, RGHS
Alliance News Videos
YNN (Channel 9) reports on the one-year anniversary of the Alliance
Healthcare Seminar Series
The Alliance is hosting a joint health care seminar series: “Innovations
in Health Care Delivery and Design.” The first seminar, in April 2009,
featured keynote speaker Stuart Altman, one of the nation’s leading experts
in health care industry reform and economics.