Robert F. McCormack, MD

Associate Dean for Ambulatory Strategy

Robert F. McCormack, MD.

Professor and chair of the Department of Emergency Medicine, Robert F. McCormack, MD, brings a wealth of experience to the role of associate dean for ambulatory strategy. His credentials include extensive clinical expertise in emergency medicine, three decades in academic environments, and a strong record of community leadership and partnerships.

After a brief stint as faculty at Boston University, he has been a member of UB’s Department of Emergency Medicine since 1996, rising from clinical assistant professor to associate professor to professor and chair. He also continues to work clinically at Buffalo General Medical Center and Erie County Medical Center.

McCormack's academic journey began with a Bachelor of Science in chemistry degree from McGill University. He then earned his medical degree at SUNY Downstate Medical Center and completed his residency in emergency medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine's Jacobi Medical Center. He also holds an MBA from UB’s Executive Master of Business Administration program.

McCormack's research delves into crucial areas of emergency medicine, contributing to improved patient care and understanding of critical conditions. His primary areas of research include acute onset headache and subarachnoid hemorrhage, emergency department management and cardiovascular emergencies. 

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