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The Rochester Academy of Medicine

The Rochester Academy of Medicine is a community-based, collaborative organization comprised of inter-professional and inter-generational healthcare experts seeking to advance learning, encourage service, and initiate collaboration in the Rochester community. Our goal is to lead in fostering solutions that bring better health to our communities.

     The Academy was organized in 1899 and, since 1939, has been operating out of the Lyon House at 1441 East Avenue. ity. The Academy has well over 600 members and offers CME services as well as hosting programs and events at the Lyon Home at 1441 East Avenue.


    • Has served well over 22,000 individuals in CME Accreditation. 
    • Had over 10,000 visitors to 1441 East Avenue. 
    • Hosting a variety of Health Care Continuing Education programs.   
    • Presenting annually the Dr. Rodgers Scholarship to a young African-American resident as part of the Rogers Scholarship Fund entrusted with the Academy. 
    • Collaboration with many local health care organizations. 
    • Awards and Scholarships awarded to multiple Healthcare providers and students annually. 

    Auditorium and Founders (Board) Room Available - click on the links for details!

    Community Resource Section


    Rochester Academy of Medicine - COVID-19 Archive:  https://rochesteracademyofmedicine45.wildapricot.org/COVID-19-Archive

    COVID-19 Vaccination Information for Providers:  https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/covid-19-vaccine-information-providers

    COVID-19 Vaccine: Safe, Effective, Free: https://covid19vaccine.health.ny.gov/

    Finger Lakes Vaccine Hub: https://flvaccinehub.org/Home/Eligible#make

    State COVID-19 updates here: https://coronavirus.health.ny.gov/home

    State Mental Health Hotline: staffed with 10,000 volunteer mental health professionals: call 1-844-863-9314

    Monroe County Website: https://www.monroecounty.gov/

    City of Rochester Response to COVID-19: https://www.cityofrochester.gov/article.aspx?id=21474843914

    County public health COVID-19 pages: Chemung CountyLivingston CountyMonroe CountyOntario CountySchuyler CountySeneca CountySteuben CountyWayne CountyYates County

    Monroe County Sick Map: https://mappingmonroe.maps.arcgis.com/apps/opsdashboard/index.html#/217749730f174776a3896b3e8950e03b

    Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): https://www.cdc.gov/

    World Heath Organization (WHO): https://www.who.int/

    Mental Health

    Huther Doyle addiction and mental health services (evaluations, medication assisted treatment, individualized treatment plans) 585-325-5100 

    Advance planning, MOLST, e-MOLST:  https://molst.org/covid-19-guidance/

    Social Inequities

    Social Inequities:  "The Fire this Time: Inequalities in the Time of COVID-19"  Natalie Leblanc, PhD, MPH, RN, BSN:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hpgk8o8GaJk&feature=youtu.be

    Organ Donation Information

    NY State Donor Registry Information and Application: https://donatelife.ny.gov/ref/FLDRNlink/

    Finger Lakes Donor Recovery Network: http://www.donorrecovery.org/

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    Rochester Academy of Medicine
    1441 East Avenue, Rochester, NY 14610, USA

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