What makes Rochester different?

There is only 981ft between the Robert B. Goergen Hall for Biomedical Engineering and Optics and the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry.   This short distance makes it easy for us to interact with our clinician colleagues.

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Interacting directly with clinicians.

A fundamental aspect of any medical device company is identifying and documenting unmet clinical needs. The CMTI puts you there right at the beginning.  Shown are Spencer Rosero, M.D. (Clinical Director of the CMTI) with two CMTI students in the clinic.

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Why Rochester?

The Finger Lakes are one of the gems of Upstate and Central NY.  During a trip to Welch Allyn/ Hill Rom, we visited Skaneateles Lake. The cleanest of the Finger Lakes, its water is so pure that the City of Syracuse, New York and other municipalities use it unfiltered.

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Visit local companies through the CMTI!

The CMTI visited nearby Tessy Plastics (Elbridge, NY), a leading contract manufacturer that produces plastic components for medical device companies around the globe (7/23/2015).  Seeing biomedical engineering in action provides a first hand perspective on your career.  

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Where will you be after one year in the CMTI?

Every company that builds medical devices needs people that can interact with their customers.  CMTI students spend the first two months in the program in the operating room at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentisty.    They will continue to interact with surgeons throughout the entire year…

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CMTI Students at Hajim Design Day — 2015

Every year, student teams at the University's Hajim School of Engineering and Applied Sciences partner with local companies and institutions to solve real-world engineering problems. The annual Hajim Design Day has grown since 2011 to showcase capstone projects from all six Hajim School departments.  This year (2015) nearly 50 individuals from…

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