Education and Training

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences offers a broad array of education options from undergraduate programs to postdoctoral training.

We offer a variety of majors that lead to a bachelor of science degree in preparation for graduate and/or professional education. Our undergraduates apply to professional schools or further their education by pursuing a graduate degree. The biomedical sciences include majors in biochemistry, biomedical sciences and pharmacology and toxicology.

The Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences selects students who possess the intelligence, integrity and personal and emotional characteristics that are considered necessary to become excellent and effective physicians. We provide a broad-based clinical education in both ambulatory and hospital settings with a strong core curriculum in primary care and an exposure to all the specialties.

Our master’s programs in the basic sciences provide students with a strong foundation in their selected academic area. Graduates are prepared for careers in various areas of the sciences or continuation of their education to graduate or professional degree program.

Our PhD Program in Biomedical Science is your entry to all PhD programs in biomedical sciences at UB. You will have the opportunity to explore a variety of disciplines and collaborate with renowned research scientists across many fields prior to committing to a specific research area.

We offer many postdoctoral opportunities in the basic sciences and clinical settings.

Our residency and fellowship programs emphasize evidence-based medicine, patient safety and overcoming health-care disparities.

Our CME programs provide evidence-based educational activities focused on advances in medicine, medical technology, biomedical research, and changes in the health care environment.