Congratulations on completing your resident training program at UB!
The information provided below addresses questions frequently asked by residents as they prepare to leave their resident training program at UB.
All graduation requirements must be met prior to issuance of the diploma including: completion of Core Curriculum modules Program Evaluation Survey and Graduation Survey as well as return of all library materials.
Other general guidelines for issuance of diplomas include:
Written requests must be sent to:
UB Office of Graduate Medical Education
955 Main Street, Suite 7230
Buffalo NY 14203-1121
Phone: (716) 829-2012
Fax: (716) 829-3999
Hours: Monday - Friday from 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Your request must include:
Requests for verifications of malpractice at Roswell Park Comprehensive Care Center should be sent to Dr. Richard Hershberger in the Education Office via fax at 716-845-8178. For questions, contact Addie Casey at 716-845-3028.
Requests for verification of program completion and or performance evaluations should be sent to your Residency Program Coordinator for completion.
Health insurance provided through UMRS/UDRS will continue until the last day of employment.
All other benefits provided through UMRS/UDRS continue through the last day of the month in which employment ends.
Current regulations allow you to purchase health and/or dental insurance coverage for up to 18 months through your employer’s COBRA plan after you leave your residency program. Your life and disability insurance plans also offer conversion privileges that you may want to take advantage of. COBRA information packets are sent to graduating residents in early June of each year. Information packets are sent to residents who are graduating “off‐sync” at the start of the month in which they are scheduled to graduate.