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Clinical Training Sites

Our sites throughout the Buffalo area ensure that you get experience with a wide variety of patients, conditions, treatment protocols and settings.

Women and Children’s Hospital exterior

Our program’s primary teaching site, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, has achieved national recognition, with U.S. News and World Report ranking it among the top 20 pediatric hospitals in the country.  

This modern pediatric acute and emergency care center provides diagnostic and treatment services to Western New York youth experiencing emotional and/or behavioral disturbances or family relationship problems. It offers a full range of medical and surgical services for children as well as comprehensive women’s health services.

It can accommodate 160 children, including medical/surgical, ICU and neonatal patients, and 40 adult maternity patients. The hospital admits nearly 28,000 patients annually and treats 123,000 patients in the emergency department or one of its 45 specialty clinics.

The New John R. Oishei Children's Hospital

Currently under construction in the heart of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus and scheduled to open in 2017, this 12-floor hospital will serve as the only comprehensive pediatric health care facility in Western New York.

This free-standing, state-of-the-art facility will offer specialized pediatric and women’s health care services and will be connected to a new ambulatory care and ambulatory surgery center.

WNY Children’s Psychiatric Center exterior

Comprised of children’s and adolescents’ treatment units, an intensive treatment unit and a community center offering day treatment, this site provides high-quality, comprehensive behavioral health care services to seriously emotionally disturbed youngsters.

Children admitted here have a level of disability that prevents them from functioning safely in their educational and/or living situations. In addition to using a wide range of therapy modalities with patients, the center sponsors family support services and parent effectiveness training.

Erie County Medical Center building exterior
ECMC Acute Adolescent Psychiatry Unit

This acute adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit within a large urban hospital accepts patients aged 12 to 17 whose full scale IQs are typically at least 65. They represent a broad range of economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

Erie County Youth Detention Center exterior
Erie County Youth Detention Center

This secure facility has 64 beds for youths adjudicated as juvenile delinquents and/or juvenile offenders awaiting disposition or trial.