Erie County Medical Center

This 583-bed medical center is one of the area’s leading health care providers. It serves as a regional center for trauma, burns, rehabilitation and cardiac care and is the region’s largest safety-net hospital.

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Located on the eastern side of Buffalo, this 583-bed acute care center admits patients from the local urban area, as well as a wide referral range that encompasses all eight counties of Western New York.

ECMC is a verified Level 1 Adult Trauma Center and a regional center for burn care, behavioral health services, transplantation, medical oncology and head & neck cancer care, and rehabilitation.

Case presentations span the range of disease states in internal medicine and general surgery, with many critically ill cases.

As part of your outpatient rotation, you may spend four to eight hours per week at ECMC, working with a distinct, widely varying patient population.
This acute adolescent inpatient psychiatric unit at ECMC accepts patients ages 12 to 17 who typically have a full scale IQ of at least 65. They represent a broad range of economic, ethnic and cultural backgrounds.
A general inpatient psychiatry unit at ECMC hosts our addiction psychiatry rotation.
This facility gives you extensive patient exposure: You will participate in 30 to 50 procedures and assess 15 to 25 patients while on the service.
Inpatient services at ECMC give you opportunities to rotate through three different adult psychiatric units, one of which is a dedicated geriatric psychiatry unit.
This service sees close to 9,000 patients annually, the highest number of any CPEP in New York State.