News and Events

Department News

4/1/20

Thirty-four medical students, three residents and two faculty members have joined the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

2/11/20

First-year medical students are gaining their first hands-on experience using an electronic medical records (EMR) system through an innovative collaborative training program.

Family Medicine In The News

3/14/20
Roseanne C. Berger, MD, senior associate dean for graduate medical education and associate professor of family medicine, is quoted as part of news coverage of COVID-19.  “We wish there would be a way to get rapid and quick testing, which is a concern that many of us have. We don't know what we don't know,” she said.
3/9/20
An article on the origins of today’s opioid epidemic featured commentary from Richard D. Blondell, MD, professor emeritus of family medicine. Blondell said that the federal agencies responsible for regulation were asleep at the wheel. “The expectation was that you’re going to get these drugs from a doctor, so drug companies were pushing it, doctors were writing (prescriptions), patients were demanding it, pharmaceutical companies were selling it, and it’s all financed by health insurance,” Blondell said.