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Community Outreach

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We’re deeply committed to our community, and we show that by contributing to the health and well-being of Western New Yorkers — particularly those with limited access to, or options for, medical care.

Clinical Care

UB physician at UBMD Jefferson Clinic
4/13/16

UB faculty, in partnership with Kaleida Health, operate a top-of-the-line facility to sustain medical treatment in a neighborhood where options are few and access is limited.

1/30/17
This nonprofit, drop-in clinic provides free, routine health care and preventive services to uninsured patients on Buffalo’s East Side.
Kim Griswold, MD, with Ali Kadhum and Anna Skop
4/18/16

UB faculty and trainees offer medical services and support to resettled refugees and asylum seekers struggling with the consequences of torture.

Human Rights

4/19/16
This student-run organization helps facilitate medical and psychiatric forensic evaluations for survivors of torture and political violence who are seeking asylum in the United States.

Recent Community Outreach Activities

2/17/17

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.

Lauren Jepson, Kim Griswold and Sarah Riley
4/12/16

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.

Ellen Tokarz, Pooja Makhija and Bonnie McMichael, MD
3/20/15

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 world.

Myron L. Glick, MD
11/26/14
“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.