UB’s accredited rural residency in family medicine provides you with 8 months of urban training in a university setting followed by relocation to Olean to complete the remaining 28 months of unopposed rural training.

Discover how the experience will transform you into not only a highly skilled family practitioner, but a compassionate community health care leader.


Olean, NY, is home to one of the hardest-working rural residency programs in family medicine.

Are you committed to full-scope practice with underserved patients? Are you drawn to working in a friendly, rural environment? Our curriculum has just what you need to realize your goals.
From intimate rural community practices to major urban medical centers, you’ll train in a variety of clinical sites, amassing wide-ranging experience along the way.
Our family medicine faculty will train you in the principles of research, providing you with the skills you need to develop and conduct evidence-based investigations and quality-improvement projects.
Our undivided commitment to training in a rural environment sets you on the path to a rewarding future in family medicine.
Your accomplishments in our program won’t go unnoticed. We recognize exemplary care, collaboration and research with numerous awards for which family medicine residents are eligible.
We accept applications for our family medicine residency program through the Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS).