Visiting Elective for Students Underrepresented in Medicine

UB|MD Emergency Medicine is excited to offer a visiting elective for students underrepresented in medicine!  

We are passionate about providing excellent care to our incredible and diverse patient population here in Western New York and look forward to the opportunity to educate and train students that share this passion and commitment.

Components of this Elective Include:

  • $1000 stipend to help cover travel and living expenses for the month. offered July through November. 
  • 4-week elective clerkship in Emergency Medicine in Buffalo, NY at either Erie County Medical Center (our Level 1 Trauma Center) or Buffalo General Medical Center (our Tertiary Cardiac and Stroke Center). Learn more about EMM800 here
    • 15 clinical shifts (8-hour shifts with attending preceptors)
    • Participation in Student-Focused Didactic Sessions
    • Participation in Grand Rounds 
  • Mentorship / Advising Opportunities 
    • Regular meetings with the clerkship director
    • Opportunity to meet with residency program leadership during the rotation

To Apply:

  • Please email Clerkship Director, Alexandra M. Doane, DO at and Clerkship Coordinator, Chrissy Skzypinski at 
  • Please Include: 
    • Copy of CV
    • Short response addressing the following (500 works or less): 
      • What has shaped your path to pursue a career in emergency medicine? 
      • Why have you chosen to apply for this rotation? 
  • Apply for EMM800 through VSLO