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About UB's Graduate Medical Education

The University at Buffalo Medical School annually trains more than 800 residents and fellows to become clinicians, researchers, teachers, and leaders in their fields by:


  • providing approximately 64 ACGME - accredited residency programs in academically stimulating and nurturing environments
  • exposing residents to patients with diverse socio-economic and cultural backgrounds
  • providing a range of collaborative clinical learning environments, unequaled in any single medical institution
  • fostering values that emphasize evidence-based medicine, patient safety, health care quality, professionalism, and overcoming health-care disparities
  • supporting trainees' personal growth and development through interdisciplinary and interprofessional collaboration

vascular institute and research center on the Buffalo-Niagara Medical CampusBuffalo's Tradition of Discovery

Buffalo's primary medical research institutions are home to a critical mass of world-class researchers in both basic and applied sciences. From the Nobel Prize-winning scientist who first made protein structure determination possible, to the development of cutting-edge disciplines such as pharmacogenomics, Buffalo researchers have been - and continue to be - pioneers in fields of biomedical science.

Some noted biomedical advances from Buffalo include:

  • The PSA test
  • AVONEX®, the interferon treatment for multiple sclerosis
  • Genetic diagnostics
  • First automated structural determination of Gramicidin A
  • Fetal viability test
  • Patented high-throughput crystallization method
  • Timed-release insulin therapy
  • Anti-arrhythmia therapy made from tarantula venom
  • Artificial blood
  • Liquid ventilation, LiquiVent®
  • Photodynamic therapy
  • Surfactant therapy for newborns, Infasurf®,
    that has reduced preterm mortality
  • Platinum coil for inoperable cranial aneurysms
  • The internal pacemaker
  • The methodology to screen infants for phenylketonuria (PKU)
  • "Lippes Loop" - intrauterine contraceptive device
  • "Smart Pill" for assessing gastrointestinal motility

Calendar and Events

2017 GME Awards
8:00 am - 8:00 am
2017 GME Awards
8:00 am - 8:00 am
GME Chief Resident Leadership Conference
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Mansion on Delaware, 414 Delaware Avenue, Buffalo, NY 14202

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