ECMC Family Health Center

This nationally recognized patient-centered medical home is the family medicine center for residents on our urban/Erie County Medical Center track.

Erie County Medical Center Family Health Center.

Located on the ECMC campus, the ECMC Family Health Center offers access to variety of resources at Erie County Medical Center, site of your inpatient service rotation.

The ECMC health campus, located on the East Side of Buffalo and convenient to all areas of the region. ECMC Family Heath Center serves patients of many different cultures and socioeconomic backgrounds and all age groups.

The office has 22 exam rooms, including dedicated pediatric and adolescent rooms, large procedure rooms and newly renovated conference room for resident didactics. ECMC Family Health Center offers an on-site lab facility, as well as flexible scheduling, including evening and after-hours appointments.

The National Committee for Quality Assurance recognizes ECMC Family Health Center as a model patient-centered medical home.

Training

If you’re a resident on our urban/Erie County Medical Center Family Medicine track, you’ll train here approximately:

  • one to two half days per week here during your PGY-1 year
  • two to three half days during your PGY-2 year
  • three to four during your PGY-3 year

At your weekly procedures clinic, you’ll learn how to perform a variety of common procedures, including:

  • coloposcopies
  • IUD insertions
  • endometrial biopsies
  • Nexplanon insertions
  • skin lesion excisions
  • joint injections and aspirations
  • trigger point injections
  • cryosurgery

In addition to training with our six full-time departmental faculty, you’ll have opportunities to work with ECMC Family Health's nutritionist and two social workers, one of whom specializes in depression screening and counseling.

Rotation

Location

Faculty and Staff

  • 6 full-time departmental faculty
  • 2 social workers
  • nutritionist

Patient Population

  • 30 percent pediatric
  • 44 percent adult
  • 26 percent 60 years and older
  • 61 percent female