Roseanne Berger, MD and David Milling, MD.

David A. Milling, MD, and Roseanne C. Berger, MD, help train the growing number of physicians who will provide care for Western New Yorkers.

50 Percent More UB Med Students Choose Buffalo Residencies in 2013

Published March 21, 2013 This content is archived.

Story by Nicole Peradotto

Fifty percent more graduates of the University at Buffalo’s medical school chose a UB residency program this year than last, according to statistics compiled from Match Day 2013.


‘Vote of Confidence’ for UB Residencies

Of the 150 members of the class of 2013, 38 have chosen to stay in Buffalo and complete their residencies at UB, up from 24 in 2012.

“This is a vote of confidence in UB’s residency programs,” says Roseanne C. Berger, MD, senior associate dean for graduate medical education.

“We do know that the residents have a tendency to remain in the areas where they train, so many will start their careers here, providing quality health care for our region.”

Faculty, Programs, Medical Campus Boost Retention

David A. Milling, MD, the medical school’s senior associate dean for student and academic affairs, calls the increase exciting news for UB and the region.

“We have recruited so many new faculty, and the quality of our training programs continues to improve, so students are more receptive not only to staying in Buffalo for postgraduate training but—for some who leave—returning once their training is complete.

“The growth of the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus, including the new downtown medical school, is also attracting young physicians here.” 

Half of Graduating Class Training in NYS

A total of 75 fourth-year UB medical students—half the graduating class—will stay in New York State for their training.

Seventy-three percent of the class are state residents.