At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring
physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they
conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care
agencies and institutions nationwide.
Through a unique intersection of medicine, the justice system
and the human rights field, medical students are advancing their
training by assisting survivors of torture and political violence
seeking asylum in the United States.
Seven University at Buffalo medical students spent their winter
break building fundamental skills in a busy, makeshift clinic. In
the process, they immersed themselves in the culture — and
the many health care challenges — of the developing
“We have no reason to fear Ebola here in the United
States, but the situation in West Africa is a
grave humanitarian crisis,” Myron L. Glick, MD, told a
standing room-only crowd of University at Buffalo
medical students and residents
shortly after returning from Sierra Leone.