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Patient and Family Resources

Upstate Health Sciences Library Health Information

Resources for patients, families and community members at large. Upstate Health Sciences Library provides public health services and resources free of charge.

Information for Visitors and Patients

Comprehensive list of information for patients at University Hospital.

Glossary of Medical Terms

In common with many other industries, the health care field has its own "shorthand." This link contains some of the words and abbreviations frequently used in a hospital setting.

Exceptional Family Resources Manual

This 2008-2010 resource manual provides information on a variety of services available in the community. Listings include assistive technology, counseling, groups, financial assistance, as well as vocational and educational programs, just to name a few.

This manual includes listings for Cayuga, Cortland, Herkimer, Jefferson, Lewis, Madison, Oneida, and Oswego counties. Funding for Exceptional Family Resources is provided by the Onondaga County Department of Mental Health, New York State Office of Mental Retardation, New York State Office of Children and Family Services, United Way of Central New York, Medicaid, grants, foundations, and private contributions.