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About UB's Graduate Medical Education


The University at Buffalo Medical School annually trains more than 700 residents and fellows to become clinicians, researchers, teachers, and leaders in their fields by:

 

  • providing approximately 60 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

4/26/2016

Program Director & Training Program Administrator Awards of Excellence!

The Office of Graduate Medical Education announces the call for nominations for the Program Director and Training Program Administrator Awards of Excellence! Deadline for submitting nomination forms is Tuesday, March 1, 2016. Awards will be presented at the Program Directors’ Advisory Committee Meeting on April 26, 2016. Questions? Contact Sharon Sullivan, GME Data Integration Manager at sms64@buffalo.edu or 829-6124. Thanks Sharon

Time: 3:00pm

4/30/2016

19th Annual Scholarly Exchange at Spring Clinical Day

Abstract submission for the 19th Annual Scholarly Exchange at Spring Clinical Day is now open at http://survey.med.buffalo.edu/sed/ ! Application is open to all of our UB residents, fellows and faculty educational researchers in accredited programs. The application deadline is Monday, March 14, 2016. PLEASE NOTE for 2016* Case Study submissions are no longer able to be accepted. Scholarly Exchange at Spring Clinical Day will take place on Saturday, April 30th at Statler City, Buffalo. Please see the attached flyer for more information and email me at amblodge@buffalo.edu if you have any questions about abstract submission or the event!

Time: 8:00am

Location: Statler City, Buffalo, NY

Contact: Alicia Blodgett at 716-829-3711

Sponsor: UB Office of Graduate Medical Education

5/9/2016

Royal College of Physicians Workshop II

The Offices of Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education are partnering with the Royal College of Physicians to offer an exciting opportunity to approximately 35 UB Faculty members who have been identified as being interested in enhancing their skills as educators. I’ve attached the application and brochure for this year’s program. Interested participants should submit a completed application and NIH-style bio sketch by October 2, 2015. The Royal College of Physicians Faculty Development Program is planned in two stages. Stage one will consist of clinical teaching and feedback skills and Stage two will cover generic teaching skills, assessment, and trainees with difficulty. All participants are required to attend all sessions listed below and complete an education project as a component of the training. A Peer Support Network will assist participants in completing this goal. Stage 1: November 2015 - November 19, 2015: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm - November 20, 2015: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Peer Support Meetings (half-day, morning sessions) - January 28, 2016: 8:00 am to 11:00 am - May 11, 2016: 8:00 am to 11:00 am - October 20, 2016: 8:00 am to 11:00 am Stage 2: May 2016 - May 9, 2016: 8:00am to 5:00pm - May 10, 2016: 8:00am to 5:00pm Participants who successfully complete both stages of the program, including the education project, will be awarded the status of Certified Royal College of Physician (RCP) Educator. Certified Royal College of Physician Educators will be asked to share their knowledge at future faculty development activities offered at UB. HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates are required to complete the attached application and include their NIH and return it to Alicia Blodgett in the Office of Continuing Medical Education (111 Cary Hall, 3435 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214; amblodge@buffalo.edu) or APPLY ONLINE at http://medicine.buffalo.edu/cme/education/ub_rcp.html no later than October 2, 2015.

Time: 8:00am

Location: Lippschutz Room, 125 BEB UB South Campus

Contact: Alicia Blodgett at 716-829-3711

Sponsor: Office of Continuing Medical Education

5/10/2016

Royal College of Physicians Workshop II

The Offices of Graduate Medical Education and Continuing Medical Education are partnering with the Royal College of Physicians to offer an exciting opportunity to approximately 35 UB Faculty members who have been identified as being interested in enhancing their skills as educators. I’ve attached the application and brochure for this year’s program. Interested participants should submit a completed application and NIH-style bio sketch by October 2, 2015. The Royal College of Physicians Faculty Development Program is planned in two stages. Stage one will consist of clinical teaching and feedback skills and Stage two will cover generic teaching skills, assessment, and trainees with difficulty. All participants are required to attend all sessions listed below and complete an education project as a component of the training. A Peer Support Network will assist participants in completing this goal. Stage 1: November 2015 - November 19, 2015: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm - November 20, 2015: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm Peer Support Meetings (half-day, morning sessions) - January 28, 2016: 8:00 am to 11:00 am - May 11, 2016: 8:00 am to 11:00 am - October 20, 2016: 8:00 am to 11:00 am Stage 2: May 2016 - May 9, 2016: 8:00am to 5:00pm - May 10, 2016: 8:00am to 5:00pm Participants who successfully complete both stages of the program, including the education project, will be awarded the status of Certified Royal College of Physician (RCP) Educator. Certified Royal College of Physician Educators will be asked to share their knowledge at future faculty development activities offered at UB. HOW TO APPLY: Interested candidates are required to complete the attached application and include their NIH and return it to Alicia Blodgett in the Office of Continuing Medical Education (111 Cary Hall, 3435 Main St., Buffalo, NY 14214; amblodge@buffalo.edu) or APPLY ONLINE at http://medicine.buffalo.edu/cme/education/ub_rcp.html no later than October 2, 2015.

Time: 8:00am

Location: Lippschutz Room, 125 BEB UB South Campus

Contact: Alicia Blodgett at 716-829-3711

Sponsor: Office of Continuing Medical Education

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