Community Service

UB affiliated doctors at medical clinic.

UB-affiliated physicians at a medical clinic.

Students and faculty in our school participate in a wide variety of outreach efforts in the community that foster lifelong learning and promote healthy lifestyles.

Community Education

This facility, also known as the Museum of Neuroanatomy, is a highly valued educational resource for the community. It features more than 80 elegantly displayed and carefully illuminated brain specimens that can be viewed by visitors from a variety of angles.
“Girl Scouts Go to Medical School” is an annual event led by UB medical students.
The Robert L. Brown History of Medicine Collection in the Health Sciences Library includes instruments, monographs and journal volumes from the 19th century.
The Mini-Medical School is the enormously popular community lecture series dealing with subjects traditionally covered in medical school, but geared to a general audience.

Workforce Training

Workforce shortages in Western New York are being addressed by a UB program that fosters an interest in science careers among area high school students

Clinical Services

Built on the public health model of prevention and treatment, this network partners with community-based substance abuse treatment programs and local hospitals to increase access to buprenorphine-based opiate use disorder treatment for the citizens of Western New York.
This nonprofit, drop-in clinic provides free, routine health care and preventive services to uninsured patients on Buffalo’s East Side.
This nonprofit organization provides hats, gloves and socks for frostbite victims and those in need in Buffalo area hospitals and free clinics.
This nonprofit, student-run program is a street medicine outreach initiative whose mission is to increase access to health care among the homeless population of Buffalo, New York.
UB faculty and trainees offer medical services and support to resettled refugees and asylum seekers struggling with the consequences of torture.

How You Can Help

The Anatomical Gift Program allows medical students, residents and others to gain skills they need to treat patients in clinical practice.