Thomas A. Black MD, PhD

Thomas Black

Thomas A. Black
MD, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor

Department of Pediatrics

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

General Pediatrics; Pediatrics

Contact Information
UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Medical Education
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0031
Fax: (716) 323-0292
tablack@buffalo.edu


Patient Care

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Education and Training:

  • Residency, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2004)
  • Internship, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo (2002)
  • MD, Medicine, University at Buffalo (2001)
  • PhD, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University at Buffalo/Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2001)
  • BS, Cellular and Molecular Biology, University of Michigan (1991)

Employment:

  • Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University at Buffalo (2019-present)
  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Pediatrics, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2007-present)
  • Hospitalist, Oishei Children's Hospital (2007-present)
  • Interim Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University at Buffalo (2019)
  • Associate Director, Pediatric Residency Program, University at Buffalo (2010–2019)
  • Pediatrician, Western New York Pediatric Associates (2004–2007)

Awards and Honors:

  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Faculty Teaching Award (2015)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Commendation for Excellence in Teaching (2009)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Faculty Teaching Award (2009)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Faculty Teaching Award (2008)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Faculty Teaching Award (2008)
  • University at Buffalo: Siegel Award (2003)
  • University at Buffalo: Dean‘s Letter of Commendation (1996)
  • James A. Gibson Anatomical Society (1996)
  • University at Buffalo: Summer Research Fellowship Program (1996)
  • University at Buffalo/Roswell Park Graduate Division: Stanford Henderson Endowed Fellowship (1992)
  • University of Michigan: LSA Scholarship (1991)
  • University of Michigan: Alumni Giving Scholarship (1986)
  • New York State Regents Scholarship (1986)
  • Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society
  • University of Michigan: Engineering Scholarship (1987-1988)
  • Buffalo Foundation: Undergraduate Scholarship (1986-1991)
  • University of Michigan: Dean‘s List (1986-1991)


Journal Articles:

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Abstracts:

  • Kramer BC, Wagner SL, Black TA, Pastore JV, Leaderstorf M, Dull ME. (2011) The Safety of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children’s Hospital of Buffalo. (Dec) 224-224

Professional Memberships:

  • Buffalo Pediatric Society (2005–present)

Presentations:

  • "Antibiotic Practices for Common Pediatric Infections at Six Private Urgent Care Centers in a Greater Urban Area" International Pediatric Antibiotic Stewardship Conference; Washington University in St. Louis/Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society/Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (2019)
  • "Decreasing Blood Cultures in Uncomplicated, Superficial Soft Tissue Infections Through Resident-Directed Education" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies; QI: Education (2018)
  • "Morphine versus Methadone for the Oral Treatmet of Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies; Hospital Medicine: Neonates (2018)
  • "Utilizing the Google Platform to Improve Organization and Communication in a Pediatric Residency Program" Spring Meeting; Association of Pediatric Program Directors (2018)
  • "Pediatric Protocols" Emergency Medicine Resident Lecture; Gates Vascular Institute (2018)
  • "Blood Cultures in Uncomplicated Soft Tissue Infections" Scholarly Exchange Day; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Decreasing Unnecessary Empiric Acyclovir Usage Through Resident Directed Education" Scholarly Exchange Day; University at Buffalo (2017)
  • "Decreasing Unnecessary Empiric Acyclovir Usage Through Resident Directed Education" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Improving Adherence to AAP Guidelines for Newborns with Indirect Hyperbilirubinemia Through Resident Education" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2017)
  • "Resident Focused Wellness Series" Spring Meeting; Association of Pediatric Program Directors (2016)
  • "4+1 Schedule Improves Pediatric Resident Satisfaction" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Implementation of a 4+1 Model in Pediatric Resident Education" Annual Meeting; Pediatric Academic Societies (2015)
  • "Improving Documentation" Pediatric Resident Lecture; Women and Children's Hospital of Buffalo (2015)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" 41st Annual Congress; Society of Critical Care Medicine (2012)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Pediatric Hospital Medicine 2011; Society of Hospital Medicine (2011)
  • "The Natural History of High Flow Nasal Cannula at Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo" Scholarly Exchange Day; University at Buffalo (2011)
  • "Legal Implications Related to Documentation and Quality of Care" Joint Grand Rounds; University at Buffalo (2009)
  • "Cis Acting Sequences Involved in Mouse Renin Gene Expression" 49th Annual Fall Conference and Scientific Sessions; Council for High Blood Pressure Research (1995)
  • "Cis Acting DNA Elements Regulating Mouse Renin Gene Expression" 47th Annual Fall Conference and Scientific Sessions; Council for High Blood Pressure Research (1993)
  • "Construction of a Chromosome 11 YAC Library" International Congress of Human Genetics; American Society of Human Genetics (1991)
  • "Identification and Analysis of Polymorphic (CA)n Dinucleotide Repeats in the Huntington‘s Disease Region" International Congress of Human Genetics; American Society of Human Genetics (1991)
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Service Activities:

  • Oishei Children's Hospital: Bronchiolitis Care Pathway Committee; Committee Member (2017–present)
  • Oishei Children's Hospital: Osteoarticular Infections Care Pathway Committee; Committee Member (2017–present)
  • Association of Pediatric Program Directors: Annual Meeting; Participant (2016)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo/University at Buffalo: PHS Pediatric Subinternship; Coordinator (2010–2011)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Methadone Weaning Process Development Team; Member (2010–2011)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: High Flow Nasal Cannula Committee; Committee Member (2010–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Pulse Oximetry Protocol Development Team; Member (2010–2011)
  • University at Buffalo: Children and Youth Investigational Review Board; Board Member (2009–2012)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Emergency Management Planning Committee; Committee Member (2009–2012)
  • Oishei Children‘s Hospital: Quality Assurance Committee; Committee Member (2009–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Faculty Council; Member (2009–2013)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Department of Pediatrics Teaching Interest Group; Member (2009–present)
  • University at Buffalo: Faculty Senate; Department Representative (2008–2010)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Students Interested in Pediatrics; Student Mentor (2008–present)
  • Women and Children‘s Hospital of Buffalo: Focused Acute Service Tract Development Team; Member (2008)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Recruitment Committee; Committee Member (2007–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Pediatric Resident Review Committee; Committee Member (2007–present)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Clinical Faculty; Volunteer (2004–2007)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Students Teaching AIDS to Students (STATS); Teacher (1995–1997)
  • University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences: Heart Smart; Teacher (1995–1997)

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Contact Information

UBMD Pediatrics
Division of Medical Education
1001 Main Street
Buffalo, New York 14203
Phone: (716) 323-0031
Fax: (716) 323-0292
tablack@buffalo.edu

This faculty member is affiliated with UBMD, practicing physicians who are also professors in the Jacobs School.

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