Our family medicine residency program is the second oldest in the country, with a rich tradition of excellence that’s only matched by our steadfast commitment to prepare and inspire today’s residents to rise to tomorrow’s health care challenges.
As New York State’s largest family medicine residency, our
program hosts three
distinct training tracks — plus a concentration
in global health and academic faculty
development — so you can get on the direct path to your
Whichever track you choose, you’ll follow a panel of
patients throughout residency as our dedicated faculty supervise
curriculum encourages you to think critically and make sound
medical decisions as you acquire all of the skills necessary to
embark on a successful family medicine career.
offer you the most up-to-date training in procedures and clinical
care, while our conferences
and seminars form the foundation on which to practice
evidence-based family medicine and engage in life-long
To thoroughly prepare you for your exams, we incorporate ample board review throughout our didactic curriculum.
Because we’re affiliated with numerous
clinical sites, we can select the ideal environment for
your training — from large academic hospitals and health
centers to small neighborhood clinics and specialty
When you graduate, you’ll be well prepared to take on the complexities of primary care and succeed in any clinical milieu.
We dedicate four and a half months of our curriculum to electives.
That translates to more time for you to refine your skills,
pursue your clinical interests or discover new ones.
Choose from our extensive array of electives covering the breadth of family medicine specialties, work with our faculty to develop an elective tailored to your career goals or engage in research.
Graduates of our program go on to fulfilling careers in private
practice, clinics and hospitals locally, around the country and in
Included in our ranks are:
Our faculty are primary health care leaders who are as dedicated to providing exemplary care to our patients as we are to sharing our expertise with you.
We’re also nationally recognized researchers. Our
department houses its own Primary Care Research Institute, which is
dedicated to supporting your scholarly projects, helping you
publish and present — and, if you so choose, guiding you
toward an academic career.
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It’s also an affordable area that’s known for its neighborly way of life, unpretentious nature and spirited loyalty among residents.
Discover for yourself why those who come here are captivated by Western New York’s beauty, heritage and welcoming environment.