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Medical Education Office

Residency Education

All residency programs are fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education (ACGME) or the Commission on Dental Accreditation (CODA).

Rochester General Hospital sponsors residency programs in Internal Medicine (57 residents), OB/GYN (16), Radiology (16) and General Practice Dentistry (5). In addition, residents and fellows from Strong Memorial Hospital rotate at RGH in departments that include General Surgery, Plastic Surgery, Neurosurgery, Pediatrics, Neonatology, Ophthalmology, Infectious Disease, and OMFS

Additional information about our programs can be found by clicking here.

Medical Student Rotations

Rochester General Hospital is a teaching affiliate of the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Ross University School of Medicine, Saba University School of Medicine and the American University of the Caribbean.

We provide core and elective rotations to students from these institutions. If you are a Saba, Ross or AUC Student interested in scheduling a rotation, please review the following information:

  • We no longer offer the surgery core rotation for Ross students
  • All Saba core rotations are scheduled through the Saba office
  • The electives that we offer for Saba, Ross and AUC students are plastic surgery and Internal Medicine Sub-I
  • Saba students who have completed their core rotations at RGH are eligible for additional rotations, which can be scheduled through the Medical Education office
  • To be considered for an elective rotation, students must have completed their core rotations prior to the start of the elective
  • All electives are 4 weeks in length and are scheduled by block

If you are interested in scheduling an elective, contact Khaleeyah Hudson by email at khaleeyah.hudson@rochesterregional.org (no phone calls please). You can expect a response to your email within one week.

Verification of Residency for Graduated Residents

Requests for verifications of residency for graduated residents can be emailed (preferred) to vicki.files@rochesterregional.org or faxed to 585-922-2998. If you do not receive an email confirming the receipt of any emailed requests within 3 days, call 585-922-5663 to verify that the email was received. Please specify the specialty of the residency program that the resident graduated from in your communications (Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, or Radiology). The length of time since graduation, and the amount of information requested, will affect the turn-around time for completion of your request.

Office of Medical Education
1425 Portland Avenue, Box 361
Rochester, NY 14621
Phone: (585) 922-5663

Robert Mayo, MD
Chief Medical Officer

Vicki Files
Director, Graduate Medical Education