The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated
scientific achievements, outstanding service and significant
teaching contributions during its 2017 Faculty and Staff
Recognition Awards event May 18.
The physician who directs the pediatric critical care fellowship
and the administrator of the combined internal medicine and
pediatrics residency program have been selected for UB Graduate
Medical Education Awards of Excellence.
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.