Community Outreach

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

This nonprofit, drop-in clinic provides free, routine health care and preventive services to uninsured patients on Buffalo’s East Side.

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

Human Rights

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


A total of 37 original research projects from aspiring physician-scientists were on display at the 2018 Medical Student Research Forum.


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 world.