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).
Researchers in the departments
of Orthopaedics and Psychiatry have been
awarded a five-year, $2 million grant to study how the brain
changes following a concussion and how that information may be used
to predict recovery time.
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.
A collaboration between the departments
of Medicine and Neurology has been granted
status as the Center for Excellence for Alzheimer’s disease
in Western New York (CEAD WNY) through a five-year, $2.35 million
Aspiring physician-scientists showcased 38 original research
projects at the 2016 Medical Student Research Forum. The displays
showed work they conducted at the University at Buffalo, its
partner health care agencies and institutions nationwide.
The University at Buffalo is strengthening education
for medical residents who care for patients who are
addicted or are at risk for addiction by focusing more training on
safe prescribing practices and safe pain management.