Kara L. Oliver DO

Kara Oliver

Kara L. Oliver
DO

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Pediatric Hospitalist; Pediatrics

Contact Information
Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
kloliver@buffalo.edu


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Education and Training:

  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2020)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2018)
  • DO, Medicine, Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine (2017)
  • BS, Biological Sciences, University at Buffalo, Magna Cum Laude (2010)

Employment:

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2020-present)
  • Hospitalist, Oishei Children's Hospital (2020-present)

Awards and Honors:

  • The Orris C. Hirtzel and Beatrice Dewey Hirtzel Memorial Foundation Merit and Scholarship Award (2015)
  • Counsel of Osteopathic Student Government Presidents: Gold Touch Point Award (2015)
  • Sigma Sigma Phi Honor Society (2014)
  • Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society (2009)
  • University at Buffalo: Honors Scholar (2006-2010)



Professional Memberships:

  • American Academy of Pediatrics - Fellow (FAAP) (2017–present)
  • Student American Academy of Osteopathy (2013–2017)
  • Student Osteopathic Medical Association (2013–2017)
  • Buffalo Pediatric Society

Presentations:

  • "Project Breathe a Quality Improvement Initiative" ATS International Conference (2022)
  • "LECOM Medical Class of 2017 International Outreach Summary" Medical Conference and Exhibition; American Osteopathic Academy Bureau of International Osteopathic Medicine; 16th Annual International Seminar and Poster Session (2014)
  • "A Quality Improvement Project to Enhance the Implementation of the Pediatric Early Warning System (PAWS) at Oishei Children’s Hospital." SUNY Buffalo Pediatric Residency Program: Senior Resident Research Presentation Day (2000)

Service Activities:

  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Project-Based Learning Facilitator (2021)
  • Asthma Coalition and Asthma Education Committee, “Project Breathe” Hospitalist Lead (2021–present)
  • Hospitalist Asthma Champion; Physician lead on development, education, and implementation of Inpatient Asthma Care Pathway as part of multidisciplinary team. (2021–present)
  • Pediatric Clerkship Small Group Leader- Met with a small group of rotating third year medical students weekly, teaching on various general pediatric topics. Oversaw both EBM and Health Disparity presentations. (2020–present)
  • Pediatric Virtual Clerkship Small Group Co-Leader- Met BiWeekly with 3 year medical students via Zoom. Facilitated discussions, and provided verbal & written formal feedback for students while inpatient clerkship was suspended due to COVID 19 (2020)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: MS2 Case Presentations Preceptor (2020)
  • Adama Martha Memorial Community Health Center (Sierra Leone); Volunteer (2019)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Project-Based Learning Facilitator (2019)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Wellness Taskforce; Member (2019–2020)
  • Severe Sepsis Committee- - Reviewed severe sepsis cases monthly to assess for compliance to the NYS severe sepsis guidelines. (2019–2020)
  • Sepsis Committee, Member (2019–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Residency Quality Assurance Committee; Committee Member (2018–2020)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Global Health Workshops for Pediatric Residents; Coordinator (2018–2020)
  • Pediatric Residency Association; Member (2017–2020)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine: Anatomy and Project-Based Learning Pathway Tutor (2014)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine Ambassador (2014–2015)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine: Project-Based Learning Mentor (2014–2015)
  • Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine: Pediatrics Club; Treasurer (2014–2015)

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Contact Information

Division of General Pediatrics
1001 Main Street
5th Floor
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0034
Fax: (716) 323-0292
kloliver@buffalo.edu

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