Legal Document Information

Did you receive a summons, subpoena, or other legal document? Were you contacted by an individual’s attorney or legal representative asking for a response or a meeting?

PLEASE NOTE

This does not apply to a summons for Jury Duty.

Important Steps To Follow:

  1. Immediately notify the Office of Graduate Medical Education (GME) by emailing the general Human Resources mailbox at ubgmehr@buffalo.edu.
    • If applicable, attach a copy of the document to the email.
    • Do NOT attend any proceedings without legal representation or consultation/advice.
    • Legal representation, if appropriate, will be determined by GME and communicated to you. Residents and fellows may also seek representation and counsel from their own personal attorney.
  2. GME will review the document or circumstances as applicable, and log the case.
  3. GME will forward information to the applicable hospital Risk Management Department, UB counsel, or UBMD counsel, as appropriate.
    • Risk Management, UB or UBMD will handle communications with you going forward.

For Reference Only

Contact Information for Hospital Risk Management Departments

Hospital Phone Fax
Kaleida Health 716-859-8628 716-859-8678
Oishei Children's Hospital & Millard Fillmore Suburban (Pediatric & Women's Dept) 716-859-8621 716-859-8678
Millard Fillmore Suburban (Non OB/GYN)  716-859-8625 716-859-8678
BGMC, HighPoint, Gates Vascular Institute  716-859-8542 716-859-8678
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center 716-845-8135 716-845-8178
Erie County Medical Center 716-898-5471 716-898-4491
Catholic Health System 716-821-4462  
Veterans Administration Western New York Healthcare System 716-862-8828