The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences is proud to present a weekend of networking, education, touring, research and information for all alumni, faculty, residents, scientists and students.
Join Us Alumni Weekend! April 28-29, 2017
Friday, April 28
Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony
and Cocktail Reception
Class of 2017 Graduation @ UB North Campus: 1:30 PM
Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception @ Hotel Henry: 5:30 PM
Complimentary; however registration required, see below
Saturday, April 29
Spring Clinical Day and Scholarly Exchange Day
@ Hotel Henry: 8:30 AM – 1:00 PM
Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, Professor and Chair of Surgery
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
$30 per person
Price includes lecture, lunch and a tour of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
To register by phone please call Tracy Oun at 716-829-6420.
Mail checks to: JSMBS, University at Buffalo, 916 Kimball Tower, Buffalo, NY 14214.
Friday, April 28, 2017
Class of 2017 Graduation @ UB North Campus
Distinguished Alumni Awards Ceremony and Cocktail Reception @ Hotel Henry
Saturday, April 29, 2017
Spring Clinical Day and Scholarly Exchange
Hotel Henry, 444 Forest Avenue, Buffalo, NY (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
Scholarly Exchange Day (residents only)
Tours of Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus
Registration, Poster Presentations and Exhibits
Suzanne Laychock, PhD, Senior Associate Dean for Faculty Affairs and Facilities
“Full Circle and Beyond—the UB Medical School Returns to High Street”
Lunch and Program begins
Randall Loftus, MD ’92, President, Medical Alumni Association
School Updates and Introduction of the Keynote Speaker
Michael E. Cain, MD, Vice President for Health Sciences and Dean, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences
Steven Schwaitzberg, MD, professor and chair of surgery,
“Preparing Students and Residents for 21st Century Surgery”
Scholarly Exchange Day Award Ceremony
Ways to Register:
Phone: (716) 829-2773
Mail check: UB JSMBS, 916 Kimball Tower, Buffalo, NY 14214
Please make us aware of special preferences or food restrictions.
Hotel Henry, 444 Forest Ave, Buffalo, NY 14213, www.hotelhenry.com or (716) 882-1970
Rate: $165/night standard room
Who should attend?
Those who should attend include: Physicians. Scientists, Trainees in the Health Sciences and Allied Health Professional, Healthcare Administrators, Residents, Students, Business and Entrepreneurial leaders interested in business and future health care models. CME credits will be available.
Spring Clinical Day is made possible by funds from the DW Harrington Lectureship Endowment. The event is a collaboration between partners in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences - the Medical Alumni Association, Office of Medical Philanthropy and Alumni Engagement and the Office of Graduate Medical Education.
Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, FACS, is professor and chair of the Department of Surgery at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.
Prior to joining UB’s faculty in 2015, he served as chief of surgery at the Cambridge Heath Alliance and professor of surgery at Harvard Medical School.
Dr. Schwaitzberg is a graduate of the Johns Hopkins University and Baylor College of Medicine. He completed general surgery residency and fellowships in infectious diseases and pediatric trauma at Baylor.
Dr. Schwaitzberg is the multimedia editor for Surgical Endoscopy and is on the editorial boards of several other surgical journals. A past president of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), he is the recipient of several awards for patient care and a Computerworld Laureate award for introducing surgical video editing into postgraduate education. He holds two patents, has written more than 120 articles, 12 books, chapters and is currently editing two books. His funded research interests are in minimally invasive surgery.
Dr. Schwaitzberg has worked diligently around the world to forge alliances between healthcare professionals and industry to cooperatively and transparently introduce new educational programs and technologies.