Department News

  • Residents Contribute to Community in GME Morning of Service

    Incoming residents at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences had the opportunity to make improvements to the community and get to know their classmates during the first GME Morning of Service.

  • Outstanding Medical School Faculty, Staff Honored in 2022

    The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences celebrated scientific achievements and outstanding service and teaching contributions during the 2022 Faculty and Staff Recognition Awards event.

  • New Study: Treating Chronic Pelvic Pain Without Drugs
    A University at Buffalo expert on the behavioral treatment of chronic pain disorders has been awarded $3.3 million from the National Institutes of Health to conduct a five-year clinical study of drug-free behavioral treatments for chronic pelvic pain in men and women.
  • 20 Faculty Members Join 10 Medical School Departments

    Faculty members with clinical and research experience have joined the departments of Family Medicine, Medicine, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ophthalmology, Orthopaedics, Pediatrics, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Psychiatry, Surgery and Urology at the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences.

  • Sufrin Retires after Long Service to Department of Urology
    Gerald Sufrin, MD, professor of urology, retired in December 2021 after long service to the Department of Urology and the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences. Sufrin served as chair of the Department of Urology from 1981 to 2018 and as residency program director from 1981 to 2015.
  • Cain is a Surprise Inductee Into Gold Humanism Society

    The surprise induction of Michael E. Cain, MD, outgoing dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and vice president for health sciences, into UB’s Richard Sarkin Medical Emeritus Faculty Chapter of the Gold Humanism Honor Society (GHHS) highlighted this year’s ceremony.

  • Record 163 Posters Presented at Celebration of Scholarship

    Four medical residents, three medical students and one postdoctoral associate earned honors for outstanding poster presentations at the Office of Graduate Medical Education’s third annual Celebration of Scholarship.

  • First-Year Medical Student Relates to Day of Service Cause

    Bernard Okai’s assignment for the UB Medical Student Day of Service proved to be near and dear to his heart.

  • Urology Group Honoring Pranikoff for Service

    Kevin Pranikoff, MD, associate professor of urology, is being honored with a 2021 distinguished service award by the American Urological Association (AUA).