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Richard                        Schifeling

Richard W. Schifeling MD

Department of Medicine

Associate Professor of Medicine

Specialty/Research Focus

Internal Medicine


Education and Training:
  • Fellowship, Michigan State University (1992)
  • Residency, SUNY Downstate Medical Center (1984)
  • MD, Rush University School of Medicine (1981)
  • Associate Program Director, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2010-present)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1993-present)
  • Section Head, General Internal Medicine, Medicine, Buffalo General Medical Center (1986-present)
Awards and Honors:
  • Gold Humanism Society (2017)
  • Steven Noyes M. D. Memorial Hospital Housestaff Award (2009)
  • Siegel Award for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • Western New York Society of Health-System Pharmacists Practitioner Award (2008)
  • American College of Physicians - Buffalo District President (2008)
  • White Coat Award: Department of Medicine Housestaff Award for Excellence (2004)
  • American College of Physicians - Fellow (2002)
  • Kaleida Health Golden Stethoscope Award (2000)
  • F. Carter Pannill Award: Department of Medicine Excellence (1992)

Journal Articles:
  • Sellick J, Longbine D, Schifeling RW, Mylotte JM. Screening hospital employees for measles immunity is more cost effective than blind immunization. Ann Intern Med. 1992; 116(12 Pt).
  • Bertram DA, Opila DA, Brown JL, Gallagher SJ, Schifeling RW, Snow IS, Hershey CO. Measuring Physician Mental Workload: Reliability and Validity Assessment of a Brief Instrument.. Med Care. 1992; 30(2).

Professional Memberships:
  • American College of Physicians; Fellow
  • Society of General Internal Medicine; Member
  • American Academy on Communication in Healthcare
  • Buffalo Academy of Medicine; Member
  • National Board of Medical Examiners; Diplomate
Service Activities:
  • Great Lakes Health System Subcommittee on Primary Care; Member of the Great Lakes Health System subcommittee on Primary Care and organized survey of Western New York primary care physicians; Member (2009–2015)
  • Buffalo Community Health Managed Care Organization; member of Medical Advisory Committee and Guidelines Committee; Member (1998–2010)
  • Primary Medicine Center, Buffalo General Medical Center; Coordinate outpatient and inpatient care of 5000 patients; coordinate activities of 8 attending physicians, 1 mid-level provider, 20 internal medicine residents; Director (1995–2007)
  • Employee Health Service, Buffalo General Medical Center; Director (1989–1995)

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Contact Information

Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 845-2589

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