The Rochester Academy of Medicine advances learning, encourages service, and initiates collaboration in the communities we serve.

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Volunteer Opportunities 

The Restoration Team

The Restoration Team is a group of volunteers that care for the house and grounds. All ages and abilities are welcome to join, there are always plenty of projects! No special tools or skills required, although gardening gloves are recommended in the Spring, Summer and Fall. 

2017-2018 Dates 

Tuesday, September 12, 2017  5:30 - 7:30PM

Saturday, October 21, 2017 9 - 11AM

Monday, November 13, 2017 5:30 - 7:30PM

Friday, December 1, 2017 5:30 - 7:30PM

Monday, January 22, 2018 5:30 - 7:30PM

Saturday, February 24,2018  9 - 11AM

Saturday, March 24, 2018  9 - 11AM


You may know that the Academy has a small staff that is supported by a great team of volunteers and interns. Projects include filing, database maintenance, graphic design, writing and researching the history of the Lyon Family and 1441 East Avenue. For more information about how to volunteer for administrative opportunities, please email 

1441 Holiday Gala

Do you love planning parties? If so join the Academy and the Rochester Medicial Museum & Archives  Gala Committee and help us plan our fundraiser and holiday celebration!  The Committee is a 3-5 hour commitment each month with the option of more. For more information please email

Internship Opportunities 

Interested in a nonprofit internship? The Rochester Academy of Medicine takes on a couple of interns each semester which provide benefits relating to an intern’s education, coursework, or career goals. For more information email Lydia Nicholson,


1441 East Avenue

Rochester, NY 14610


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