Jericho Road Community Health Center

James Stoltzfus with patient.

James Stoltzfus, MD, associate program director, examines a patient at Jericho Road Community Health Center.

Residents on our urban/Buffalo General – Jericho Road track care for patients of all ages in this busy, community-based family medicine center.

Jericho Road Community Health Center is a culturally sensitive community health center, especially for refugee and low-income community members, facilitating wellness and self-sufficiency by addressing health, education, economic and spiritual barriers.

Founded in 1997, Jericho Road Community Health Center is a federally qualified health center and a level 3 patient-centered medical home serving 17,573 patients with 320 deliveries in 2017.

It serves a global population with patients originally from Burma, Nepal, Congo, Somalia, Syria and more. Only 41 percent of its patients consider English as their primarily language. Its patients speak a combined total of 53 unique languages.

Jericho Rod is staffed with in house interpreters to facilitate translation during visits.

The center has its own pharmacy that also has the capacity to mail prescriptions.

There is behavioral health team for counseling that physicians  can collaborate with. The clinic offers a medically orientated gym that is available for referral of patients for weight loss and physical therapy.

Jericho Road offers a variety of teams and services that work in concert to provide a wide range of care for the refugee community. 

Training

If you’re a resident on our urban/Buffalo General – Jericho Road Track, you’ll train here approximately:

During your three years of residency you’ll see a wide variety of pathology. This includes not only common diagnoses like diabetes, hypertension and COPD, but conditions that are more prevalent globally such as Hepatitis B, HIV and tuberculosis.

Depending on your career plans, we offer you as much or as little procedural time as you want. We perform such procedures as:

  • cryotherapy
  • cyst excision
  • suturing
  • joint injection
  • IUD and contraceptive implant placement
  • colposcopy

We have in-house ultrasound capabilities and fetal non-stress testing to serve our prenatal patients.

Facilities

This site has:

  • 26 exam rooms
  • 3 behavior health rooms
  • a pharmacy consult room
  • care coordination consult room
  • ultrasound services
  • phlebotomy services

Location

Rotation

Faculty and Staff

  • 2 full-time, 3 part-time departmental faculty
  • 1 OB-GYN
  • 3 behavioral health clinicians
  • 13 pharmacy team
  • 11 care managers
  • 3 diabetic educators
  • 1 registered dietitian
  • 3 spiritual care workers
  • 29 interpreters

Patient Population

  • 40% children (age 0-18)
  • 56% adult (age 19-65)
  • 4% geriatric (age 66+)
  • 54% female
  • 46% male
  • 36% Asian
  • 30% African-American
  • 17% Caucasian
  • 8% Hispanic