The University at Buffalo’s Richard Sarkin Medical
Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS)
has inducted 43 exemplary medical students, residents, fellows and
faculty members for 2017.
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.
Faculty in the Department of Medicine’s Division
of General Internal Medicine have received a grant to
participate in a national campaign that encourages medical students
and trainees to pursue careers in the field.
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.
Forty-three outstanding 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).
Alan J. Lesse, MD, and John A. Sellick Jr., DO, associate
professors of medicine in the Division of Infectious Diseases,
presented the latest information about the Ebola virus outbreak at
a Mini Medical School lecture, a free public talk.
“We have no reason to fear Ebola here in the United
States, but the situation in West Africa is a
grave humanitarian crisis,” Myron L. Glick, MD, told a
standing room-only crowd of University at Buffalo
medical students and residents
shortly after returning from Sierra Leone.