Jacobs School at a Glance

  • Noteworthy history.
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    Founded in 1846, one of the oldest medical schools in the U.S.

  • Leading prestige.
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    UB is one of only two NY public universities in the AAU

  • Advancing medicine.
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    Involved in 300+ clinical studies

  • Key grant.
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    $21.7 million CTSA grant from NIH furthers Buffalo’s health care and research sectors

  • Expert physicians.
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    630+ faculty members practice with UBMD and see 490,000+ patients yearly

  • Over 14,000 active alumni.
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    14,000+ active alumni in 51 countries

  • Innovative training.
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    Redesigned medical curriculum prioritizes innovation

  • Major collaborations.
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    Conducting research in more than two dozen centers

  • Serious research.
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    Secured $74 million in research funding (177+ grants) in 2023

  • Wide range of specialties.
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Quick Links

  • Medical Education Program (MD) Admissions
    6/8/21
    The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences selects students who possess the intelligence, integrity and personal and emotional characteristics that are considered necessary to become excellent and effective physicians. We provide a broad-based clinical education in both ambulatory and hospital settings with a strong core curriculum in primary care and an exposure to all the specialties.
  • Office of Graduate Medical Education
    1/25/24
    Welcome to UB Graduate Medical Education! We offer 70+ ACGME-accredited programs across a broad spectrum of surgical and medical disciplines. With multiple training sites based at urban and rural sites throughout Western New York, our residency and fellowship programs provide challenging and rewarding clinical and educational experiences.   
  • Offices of Medical Education
    1/31/24
    Medical school is one of the most exciting times in the life of an aspiring physician. Yet, it is also one of the most challenging.

Latest News

Diversity and Inclusion

Beyond the Knife: anti-racism and health equity on February 22, 2024 at 5:30 p.m. with keynote speaker Deadric T. Williams, PhD.

The University at Buffalo Department of Surgery presents the 4th Annual Beyond the Knife Lecture in Social Justice and Health Equity.