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Janet                          Sundquist

Janet C. Sundquist MD

Department of Medicine

Clinical Associate Professor

Specialty/Research Focus

Internal Medicine

Professional Summary:

I am Clinical Faculty in the Division of General Internal Medicine. I see patients and supervise residents in Internal Medicine and medical students at the Primary Medicine Center at Buffalo General Hospital. I am interested in scholarship relating to medical education, quality of care, and helping patients adopt healthy behaviors.

Education and Training:
  • Residency, University at Buffalo (1992)
  • MD, University at Buffalo, Summa Cum Laude (1988)
  • BS, Biochemistry, Cornell University, with Distinction (1984)
  • Clinical Associate Professor, Medicine, University at Buffalo (1992-present)
Awards and Honors:
  • New York State Assembly Citation for Community Service (2002)
  • Heinrich Leonhardt Prize in Surgery, University at Buffalo (1988)
  • Glasgow Citation for Academic Exellence, University at Buffalo (1988)
  • Dean's Letters of Commendation, University at Buffalo (1988)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha (1987)
  • Scholar Incentive Award, University at Buffalo (1984)
  • Presidential Scholar Award, Cornell University (1984)
  • National Scholar Award, Cornell University (1980)

Grants and Sponsored Research:
  • September 2000–May 2001
    Genetics in Primary Care: A Faculty Development Initiative
    Society of Teachers of Family Medicine, HRSA, NIH
    Role: Co-Investigator

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Professional Memberships:
  • American College of Physicians (2000–present)
  • Society of General Internal Medicine (2000–present)
  • "Case Based Teaching of Cultural Competency and Genetics" SGIM Meeting (2004)
  • "Teaching Cultural Competency in Primary Care Genetics" International Conference on Communication in Healthcare (2002)
  • "Overcoming Barriers to Implementation when Faculty are Dispersed at Multiple Clinical Teaching Sites" National Meeting of Genetics in Primary Care (2001)
  • "Teaching Sickle Cell Genetics Issues Developed by Buffalo Genetics in Primary Care Team" National Meeting of Genetics in Primary Care (2001)
Service Activities:
  • Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Unqualified Promotions; Member (2006–2009)
  • Faculty Senate; Delegate (2006–2008)
  • UB Human Rights Clinic Faculty; Students at the medical school have developed a Human Rights Clinic to assist refugees in application for asylum. I perform forensic examinations when requested by the student run clinic for inclusion in asylum applications. I work with UB medical students who serve as scribes during the exam, and also debrief with them after the exam.; Faculty Liaison (2016–present)
  • Volunteer Instructor/Observer; Clinical Practice of Medicine Review Days Medical students perform a physical exam on a standardized patient.I observe and give feedback to the students. This occurs annually on a Saturday.; Teacher (2014–present)

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Contact Information

Buffalo General Medical Center
100 High Street
Buffalo, NY 14203
Phone: (716) 845-2589
Fax: (716)859-2576

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