University of Rochester

Rochester Review
January–February 2013
Vol. 75, No. 3

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School of Medicine and Dentistry


Paul Griner (MD), ’65 (Res) has written The Power of Patient Stories: Learning Moments in Medicine (Self-published). He writes: “The book is a compendium of about 50 patient stories I’ve accumulated over almost 60 years in medicine. Each story represented an important learning experience for me. The stories reflect the importance of ethics, professionalism, and good bedside diagnostic skills.” Paul is a professor emeritus of medicine at Rochester, a University trustee, a retired senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School, and a consultant to the Massachusetts General Hospital and the Institute for HealthCare Improvement, located in Cambridge.


Robert Scaer (MD) (see ’59 College).


Ada Fisher (Res), a retired family practice physician and North Carolina Republican National Committeewoman, has written Common Sense Conservative Prescriptions: Solutions for What Ails Us (Self-published).


Judy Arbit Aschner (MD), ’85M (Res) has been named chair of the pediatrics department at Montefiore Medical Center and Albert Einstein College of Medicine at Yeshiva University. Judy is director of neonatology and the Julia Carell Stadler Professor of Pediatrics at Vanderbilt. She’ll begin her new role in April. . . . David Nash (MD) has won the 2012 Joseph Wharton Social Impact Award. David, who earned an MBA from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School of Business, is founding dean of the Jefferson School of Population Health.


Jeffrey Lyness (MD) (see ’83 College).


Christopher Bell (MS) (see ’08 College).