Our program offers residents additional employment benefits such as call rooms at our affiliated hospitals and access to university athletic and library facilities.
Two lab coats are provided to each resident/fellow at the start of employment. Additional coats may be purchased from the UB Office of Graduate Medical Education.
A prescription name stamp is provided to each resident/fellow if requested by their program at the start of employment. Replacement stamps may be purchased from the UB Office of Graduate Medical Education.
A living allowance is added to each resident/fellow's bi-weekly pay check to defray the costs of meals, travel, parking, and other work-related expenses. Reimbursement is available when the resident/fellow is on active work status.
All residents/fellows receive a faculty appointment as Clinical Assistant Instructor that enables them to use all gym, library, computing and University facilities. In addition, residents/fellows may avail themselves of the UB Employee Assistance Program, a confidential assessment and referral service.
As part of orientation, Advanced Trauma Life Support (ATLS), Pediatric Advanced Life Support (PALS) and Neonatal Resuscitation Program (NRP) certifications are provided for residents in programs that require specialty certification. Reimbursement for certification in Basic Life Support (BLS) and Advanced Life Support (ACLS) is provided for incoming residents and fellows, but must be requested by August 31st of each year.
Details related to required certifications and reimbursement can be found on the Office of Graduate Medical Education webpage.
UB affiliated hospitals provide call rooms as required for all residency/fellowship programs that provide in-house call coverage as an approved part of the residency/fellowship curriculum.
As a general rule, residents/fellows are responsible for laundering of their personal lab coats and other work-related apparel.