About Us

We are the largest clinical department in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, with more than 140 full-time faculty.

Anne B. Curtis, MD Charles and Mary Bauer Professor and Chair


We teach in all four years of the medical school curriculum and provide excellent residency and fellowship training programs. We maintain active programs in both local and national postgraduate continuing medical education.


Our research funding has increased by more than 85 percent in the last six years and totals more than $13 million. Our faculty collaborate with colleagues across the clinical and basic science disciplines, and our labs host numerous postdocs and graduate researchers.

Patient Care

Our medical students, residents and fellows get experience with a highly diverse patient population in a range of clinical settings through rotations in our affiliated hospitals and freestanding ambulatory sites. These include the world-renowned Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center, community-based facilities, including a Veterans Affairs hospital, and smaller specialty clinics. Patients from throughout the seven-county Western New York area seek our services because of our reputation for excellence.

Diversity Statement

The Department of Medicine is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive environment in every aspect of medical education, employment, and clinical practice.  All individuals have the right to expect mutual respect and acceptance.  We believe that diversity enriches us all, and we are committed to providing a welcoming and supportive environment where all individuals are able succeed and thrive.