Career Advisement

It is wise for medical students to begin thinking their career path early. Below you will find a number of resources available to medical students in the career planning process.

Students with questions in planning and arranging course offerings can reach out to advisors designated by each department, academic staff in the Office of Medical Education, and faculty in the pre-clinical program.

» View Adviser List (PDF)

Mentoring Directory
The mentoring directory is provided as a service from the MAA and the medical society of the County of Erie. It provides a list of area physicians who have volunteered to service as medical student mentors.

Online Resources

  • Careers in Medicine is an excellent resource as you go through the career planning stages of:
    • Understanding yourself, concluding a self assessment
    • Exploring options
    • Choosing a specialty
    • Getting into residency
    The Careers in Medicine website is the AAMC's comprehensive resource to assist you in understanding your options for choosing a specialty and applying to residency programs.
  • Residency Salaries and Benefits
  • FREIDA - The Fellowship and Residency Electronic Interactive Database is the AMA's online residency training search program and contains information on approximately 7,800 graduate medical education programs as well as on 200 combined specialty programs.
  • CareerMD - Information on Residency and Fellowship Programs
  • NRMP - The National Residency Matching Program website provides information to assist you in navigating the match.
  • SF Match - The San Francisco Matching Program is the coordinator for early match residencies.
  • American Urological Association - The AUA coordinates the urology match.

Contact Info

Office of Medical Education
40 Biomedical Education Building
3435 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14214

P: (716) 829-2802
F: (716) 829-2798

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