The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated
scientific achievements, outstanding service and significant
teaching contributions during its 2017 Faculty and Staff
Recognition Awards event May 18.
The University at Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical
Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS)
has inducted 43 exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and
faculty members for 2017.
At the 2017 Medical Student Research Forum, aspiring
physician-scientists showcased 46 original research projects they
conducted at the University at Buffalo, its partner health care
agencies and institutions nationwide.
Students from the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical
Sciences joined hundreds of their UB peers in the health
professions, social work, law and management for an
interprofessional forum on opioid dependence.
UB recently marked the 10-year anniversary of its collaboration
with London’s Royal College of Physicians (RCP) on a
one-of-a-kind program that trains clinical educators for the
demands of teaching medical students and residents.
The Department of Family Medicine has been awarded a five-year,
$2.5 million federal grant to institute the Buffalo
Interprofessional Advanced Primary Care Training Program that will
create a new model for health care.
Vinny Polsinelli — who first began conducting research in
Haiti following his first year of medical school — was one of
only 11 students nationwide selected for a 2016-17 fellowship from
the Sarnoff Cardiovascular Research Foundation.
Fourteen faculty members, including two new division
chiefs, with varied research and clinical expertise have joined the
Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences during the past
Forty-four exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and
faculty members have been inducted into the University at
Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of
the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS).
Through a unique intersection of medicine, the justice system
and the human rights field, medical students are advancing their
training by assisting survivors of torture and political violence
seeking asylum in the United States.