Kaleida Health

Kaleida Health is the largest health care provider in Western New York, serving the area’s eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive care services. 

You’ll find that our expert, compassionate faculty members at Kaleida Health are committed to providing the best possible outcomes and experience for patients and visitors. Annually, more than one million sick or injured patients choose a Kaleida Health facility.

Buffalo General Medical Center

Buffalo General Medical Center.

This 500-bed acute care center, located on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, is one of the region’s major hospitals.

Much of the patient base comes from the local urban area. The hospital also serves as a tertiary referral center, with a significant patient population drawn from Western New York’s eight counties.

Patients present with the entire range of disease states in internal medicine, general surgery and cardiothoracic surgery, with many critically ill cases.


At this training site, you can develop an understanding of overall health system operations and, in particular, population health functions of the system. You can gain essential skills in querying and assessing population-level data and develop the ability to identify risks and inequities within the population. 

Additionally, this is a clinical setting where you will learn about important lifestyle medicine principles and management alongside interdisciplinary faculty.


Oishei Children’s Hospital

Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH).

Oishei Children’s Hospital has achieved national recognition, with U.S. News and World Report ranking it among the top 20 pediatric hospitals in the country.

This modern pediatric acute and emergency care center provides diagnostic and treatment services to Western New York youth experiencing emotional and/or behavioral disturbances or family relationship problems. It offers a full range of medical and surgical services for children as well as comprehensive women’s health services.

A Level I Pediatric Trauma Center - one of only six in New York State - Oishei can accommodate 185 inpatients, including medical/surgical, ICU and neonatal patients, and adult maternity patients. The hospital admits nearly 28,000 patients annually and treats 123,000 patients in the emergency department or one of its 45 specialty clinics.


At Oishei Children’s Hospital, you will have plenty of opportunities to develop essential evaluation skills for pregnant patients and newborns.


Hertel Elmwood Internal Medicine

Hertel Elmwood Internal Medicine is an outpatient clinic offering services including: 

  • chronic pain management
  • internal medicine
  • podiatry
  • cardiology
  • nutrition
  • plastic surgery (skin biopsies)
  • mental health counseling
  • gastroenterology

Point-of-care testing allows you to accurately achieve real-time, lab-quality diagnostic results within minutes, rather than hours.

At this site, you will have opportunities to provide care for a diverse patient population; multilingual providers are fluent in Spanish, French, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese, Nepali, Tamil, Hindi and Urdu.


This training site will help you acquire experience in the management of a broad range diseases in primary care, with integration of social determinants of health for chronic disease.


Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of Western New York

Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of Western New York exterior.

The Diabetes-Endocrinology Center of Western New York helps patients improve the quality of their lives and health through proper management of and education about their particular disease states. Center clinicians specialize in the diagnosis, management and treatment of Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes and its complications. The center also treats other endocrine disorders such as thyroid disease and metabolic disorders.


At this training site, you can expect to develop essential evaluation skills with regards to endocrinology, including history taking, physical examination, ordering appropriate investigations and formulating treatment plans.