- GME Office
- Training Resources
- Educational Activities
GME provides a network of educational resources that introduce the core competencies during Incoming Resident Week. Support of program staff, resident leaders and faculty is enlisted to collate and publish information resources, a clinical procedure webpage, curriculum and assessment tools and web-based learning modules. Curriculum support, educational consulting, resident career planning, and resident support services are available through the GME Office.
Information & Technology Resources
- UB Health Science Library
Find articles in biomedical databases and electronic journals, access electronic books, search the library catalog, and request materials using the UB Librariesí free document delivery service Delivery+.
- Hospitals & University at Buffalo Library Resource Networks (HUBNET)
Databases (including drug), electronic books and journals, clinical decision tools, newspapers, and atlases and images
- Health Sciences Institutional Review Board
- UB School of Medicine CITRIX Web Applications Allows you to use many software applications without having them installed on your computer - from home or any corner of the world.
- Stay Connected
Is the UB's Office of Medical Computing website that includes helpful information on accessing UB email and free dial up connections from home
Curriculum, Assessment and Teaching Tools
- UB's Center for Educational Innovation
Includes services, resources and workshops (including podcasts and recorded events)
- The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education
Website includes a "Virtual Handbook", and a "Guide to the Common Program Requirements", publications of the "ACGME Bulletin", and the "e-Bulletin"
- AAMC MedEd Portal
Is a free publishing venue and dissemination portal designed to support educators and learners as they create and use on-line teaching materials, assessment tools and faculty development resources.
- Residents as Teachers
Is a site where you can watch teaching videos, learn what's being done at other institutions, and view resources and links
- Tips for Writing Good Objectives (PDF)
- Scale Development Presentation (PPT)
- Improving Feedback Scale Performance (PDF)
- Presenter Evaluation Rubric (PDF)
- Presenter Self-Reflection Tool (PDF)
- Suggestions for Using Presenters Tools (PDF)
- Five Tips for Presenters (PDF)
Well- structured resident education is built on a robust curriculum that addresses six core physician competencies in each specialty program. GME staff can assist programs with reviewing goals, objectives, learning activities, and assessment tools. Program leaders are encouraged to contact GME with questions.
GME staff is available to consult with programs and faculty regarding assessment, the curricular planning cycle, writing clear educational objectives, and creating effective presentations.
Resident Career Planning
- The American Medical Association (AMA) Medical Licensure
Website includes links to licensing, prep for practice and financial management information.
- The American College of Physicians (ACP)
Has a "Resident Career Counseling" section that contains information that will help plan your entry into the practice world. It includes a series of articles, ordered along a timeline representing your last year of residency or fellowship training.
- The New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
Has an online Career Center that contains a career article archive, along with a search database for physician jobs and a mechanism to apply online. Articles cover topics including: cover letter writing, networking, relocation, interviewing, and working with physician search firms - plus many more!
- The Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC)
Has a career planning resources webpage that includes information on financial planning and debt management, as well as other interesting (and non-AAMC sponsored) links.
- Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG)
Resident Support Services
- UB Human Resources
Learning & Development website offers online series of classes promoting wellness, work-life balance, productivity, and computer software.
- Physician Impairment
The Committee for Physician Health (CPH) of the Medical Society of the State of New York provides non-disciplinary, confidential assistance to physicians, residents, medical students, and physician's assistants experiencing problems from stress and difficult adjustment, emotional, substance abuse and other psychiatric disorders, including psychiatric problems that may arise as a result of medical illness. CPH provides support and referrals, recommends evaluation and treatment, monitors for progress in recovery, and provides advocacy and education. 800-338-1833
- UB sexual harassment education and prevention program
Offers a printable certificate of completion after completion of this module designed by UB's Office of Equity, Diversity, and Affirmative Action Administration
- Exchange in Legal Medicine (ELM)