GME | Office of Graduate Medical Education

GME Staff

Senior Leadership

  Roseanne Berger

Roseanne C. Berger, M.D.
Sr. Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Designated Institutional Official (DIO)
716-829-6132
bergerrc@buffalo.edu


Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee

Reviews and signs all communications to ACGME

Overall responsibility for GME

GME Staff Oversight

  Richard Braen

G. Richard Braen, M.D.
Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education
716-859-3482
rbraen@kaleidahealth.org

 

 

Chair, Program Quality Review Subcommittee
Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC) Monitor plans for program improvement

  Gregory Cherr

Gregory Cherr, M.D.
Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education
716-859-2810
gcherr@buffalo.edu

 

Chair, Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Subcommittee

Member, Resident Wellness & Well-Being Subcommittee

Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)

Core Faculty, Royal College of Physicians Faculty Development Program

Quality Improvement Awards

Oversees Clinical Learning Environment at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute

  Susan Orrange


Susan Orrange, M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Dean for Education & Resident Services
829-6129
sorrange@buffalo.edu

 

Co-Chair, Resident Well-Being Subcommittee

Generalist Scholars Program

Education for Residents

  • Scholarly Exchange Day
  • Career Planning Seminars
  • Chief Leadership Conference
  • Online Learning Modules (ELM, LIFE)

Education Assistance for Programs

  • Program Directors Advisory Committee (PDAC)
  • Faculty development programs (PDAC, RCP, LIFE, SAFER, others)
  • Goals & Objectives/Curriculum
  • Academic Action

Resident Support Services

  • Academic Action Assistance
  • UB Residents Committee (UBRC)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Resident & Fellow Ombudsman

Operations & Education

  Susan Sullivan


Sharon Sullivan
Director of Operations & Project Management
716-829-6124
SMS64@buffalo.edu

 

Manager, Resident Well-Being Subcommittee

Awards (Frawley, Calkins, Program Director and Training Program Administrator Awards of Excellence)

IPRO Reporting

Manager, Resident Wellness & Well-Being Subcommittee

NRMP Recruitment Survey

Orientation

Policy Management

Resident incentive Program

Strategic Plan

 

 

Lauren Garlapo

Project Manager & Administrative Support to Dr. Roseanne Berger

716-829-6132

ldgarlap@buffalo.edu

 

Institutional Coordinator

  • National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
  • Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Manager, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)

Manager, Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Subcommittee

Liaison, Training Program Administrators Committee (TPAC)

Strategic Plan

Orientation

PD/TPA Orientation

GME website updates

 

  Alicia Blodgett

Alicia Blodgett

Director, Continuing Medical Education, Professional Development Manager

716-829-3711

amblodge@buffalo.edu

 

Program Directors Advisory Committee (PDAC)

Scholarly Exchange Day

CQuIPS

Royal College of Physicians Educator Program

 

Jennae Howard

Administrative Assistant

716-829-6134

jennaeho@buffalo.edu

 

General office operations and support

Administrative support to Dr. Susan Orrange

Certificates

 

Accreditation

  Katy Cich

Katherine Cich, M.M.

Director of Accreditation

Assistant Designated Institutional Official

716-829-6133

krcich@buffalo.edu


Institutional Oversight

  • Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee
  • Develop and administer accreditation policies and procedures
  • Disseminate information from the ACGME
  • Faculty and staff development initiatives to support institutional and program accreditation

Program Accreditation

  • ACGME applications for new programs
  • Site visit preparation: mock site visits
  • Annual Program Reviews
  • Special Review Activities
  • ACGME Annual Resident and Faculty survey education and response
  • Clinical Competency Committee (CCC) and Program Evaluation Committee (PEC) education

E*Value:

  • Oversee PD, TPA and resident/fellow training
  • Oversee vendor relations
  • GME Satisfaction & Graduation Surveys: content management

  Emily Caldarelli

Emily Caldarelli

Accreditation Manager

716-829-6130

ecaldar@buffalo.edu


Institutional Oversight

  • Meeting Coordinator, Program Quality Review Subcommittee of the GMEC
  • Administer accreditation policies and procedures
  • Disseminate information from the ACGME
  • ACGME Accreditation Data System (ADS) management
  • Faculty and staff development initiatives for the ACGME's Next Accreditation System (NAS)

Program Accreditation

  • ACGME applications for new programs
  • Site visit preparation: document reviews
  • Annual Program Reviews
  • Special Review Activities
  • ACGME Annual Resident and Faculty survey education and response

  Yoon Chung

Yoon Chung

Accreditation Administrator

716-829-2196

ykchung@buffalo.edu


Program Accreditation

  • Accreditation team scheduling
  • Compliance monitoring and facilitation

E*Value:

  • Provide E*Value support and training to program administrators, program directors, residents, fellows and GME staff
  • Implementation of basic & advanced functionality, including Time Tracking, Procedure Credentialing, MyFolio & ACGME Milestones
  • GME Satisfaction & Graduation Surveys: setup, compliance & reporting

Orientation

  • IRW & July 1 Planning for residents & fellows
  • Tutorial assignment & compliance
  • Post-Orientation Surveys

Finance

 

Kathleen Kitzmiller

Chief Financial Officer of GME

716-829-6128

kakitzmi@buffalo.edu

 

Hospital Cost Reporting

Hospital Affiliation Agreements (Exhibit E-1 and E-2 Process)

Annual Plan

VA Disbursement Agreement

GME Office Budget and Oversight

  Daniel Schupp

Daniel Schupp
GME Reimbursement Administrator
716-829-6135
djschupp@buffalo.edu

 

Rotation Data Reporting in EGME

Medicare Reimbursement

Visiting Residents

Outside the Annual Plan Process (OAP)

 

Michael Vitale

Financial Analyst

716-829-6131

mvitale@buffalo.edu

 

GME Office Budget

Expense Check Requests

Annual Plan Projections

Resident Rotation Data/Medicare Reimbursement

Resident Education Expense

Human Resources

 

Jennifer Wilcox

Director of Human Resources

716-829-5076

jwilcox1@buffalo.edu

 

Chair, Visa Subcommittee

Resident Employment & Benefits

Resident Contracts

Resident Visa Processing

Employment Paperwork

Academic Action Reviews

General Resident Employment Support

 

Amanda Schiedel

Human Resources Administrator

716-829-5997

aschied@buffalo.edu

 

Resident Employment & Benefits

Resident Visa Processing

Employment Paperwork

COBRA Administration

Workers’ Compensation Administration

Disability & FMLA Administration

Malpractice and Employment Verifications

Resident Loan Deferment Requests

General Resident Employment Support

  Jason Crosby

Jason Crosby
Senior Programmer Analyst
716-829-2166
jscrosby@buffalo.edu

 


GME Computer Based Technical support


Program Administrator Contact Information