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6/14/18

Two residents and two fellows earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the 21st Annual Graduate Medical Education Scholarly Exchange Day.

6/4/18

Technologies designed to track and eventually improve staffing levels in hospital emergency departments must be judiciously chosen, according to a new study published in the Journal of Emergency Nursing.

3/1/18

Members of the internal medicine residency program in the Department of Medicine at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences have been awarded a grant to advocate for medical residents to play a larger patient care role.

2/27/17

Seven resident-faculty teams in the Department of Medicine have received 2016-2017 Quality Improvement Awards from UB’s Office of Graduate Medical Education to help support projects designed to improve patient safety or clinical practice.

11/11/16

Peter L. Elkin, MD, professor and chair of biomedical informatics, has co-authored a paper that is the first to explore how standardized reporting may play a key role in improving patient safety.

3/22/16

In recognition of their academic excellence and commitment to the profession, 32 medical trainees and one faculty member were inducted into the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

3/18/16

Jordan Katz, a fourth-year student in the medical education program, has completed a six-month learning collaborative that enabled him to practice “hot spotting,” an innovative model of health care delivery.

4/1/15

Twenty-seven dedicated medical trainees and one faculty member have joined the University at Buffalo’s chapter of the national honor medical society Alpha Omega Alpha.

10/3/14
University at Buffalo residents and fellows are teaming up with faculty mentors to explore new ways of providing better health care.
9/12/14

A distance-learning practice facilitation program developed and supported by the Department of Family Medicine has been selected as a national exemplar by the Agency for Health Research and Quality (AHRQ).

7/1/14

Providing essential health care benefits remains a fundamental tenet of the Affordable Care Act, despite a Supreme Court ruling that some employers do not have to comply with the law’s birth control mandate, says University at Buffalo medical policy expert Nancy H. Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy.

4/29/14
To help meet unmet general health needs for those with serious mental illness, an interprofessional team from the University at Buffalo is bringing primary care services directly to clients of a Buffalo psychiatric facility.
1/10/14

As providers prepare for an influx of new patients due to the Affordable Care Act, regional differences in service availability may affect how the newly insured receive care, says University at Buffalo medical policy expert Nancy Nielsen, MD, PhD, senior associate dean for health policy.

10/22/13
As the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) begins to reshape the American health care system, the University at Buffalo is working to ensure that current and future health care professionals are ready to take on new challenges.
10/10/13
University at Buffalo faculty, residents and fellows are teaming up to explore new ways to provide better health care.
7/17/13

Roberto O. Diaz Del Carpio, MD, MPH, has won the inaugural Evan Calkins, MD Fellowship for Community Based Research for his project addressing the spectrum of needs for diabetes patients through shared medical visits.

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