Strong Memorial Hospital
|Strong Memorial Hospital|
|Place||Rochester New York, (US)|
|Care System||Medicare (US)|
|Affiliated University||University of Rochester Medical Center|
|Emergency Dept.||Level I trauma center|
|See also||Hospitals in New York|
Strong Memorial Hospital is a 750-bed medical facility located at the University of Rochester Medical Center in Rochester, New York. Opened in 1926, it is owned and operated by the University of Rochester and serves as its primary teaching hospital. It offers programs toward medical, dental, or graduate degrees through the School of Medicine and Dentistry. The hospital is the flagship member of the two hospital Strong Health System in the Rochester area. It serves as a primary community hospital and a Level 1 trauma center for the Rochester area. Strong also includes the Golisano Children's Hospital at Strong, named for philanthropist Tom Golisano in 2002.
In December of 2004, the Kessler Family Burn/Trauma Unit was opened. It is a one floor unit above the ER. There is also a new pediatrics unit above that.
- Rod Sterling died here.
- Stock footage of Strong Memorial Hospital's exterior has been used on Saturday Night Live.