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Staff

Senior Leadership

Roseanne Berger, MD

Roseanne C. Berger, MD

Senior Associate Dean & Designated Institutional Official

Graduate Medical Education

117 Cary Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6132; Fax: (716) 829-3999

Email: bergerrc@buffalo.edu

Chair, Graduate Medical Education Committee

Reviews and signs all communications to ACGME

Overall responsibility for GME

GME Staff Oversight

Braen, G. Richard

G. Richard Braen, MD

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Chair Department of Emergency Medicine

B-6, 100 High Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: 716-859-1993

Email: grbraen@buffalo.edu

Chair, Program Quality Review Subcommittee
Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)
Monitor plans for program improvement

Cherr, Gregory

Gregory Cherr, MD

Associate Professor, General Surgery Residency Program Director, Vice-Chair for Education

Buffalo General Medical Center, Department of Vascular Surgery B-7, 100 High Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 859-2810; Fax: (716) 859-4580

Email: gcherr@buffalo.edu

Chair, Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Subcommittee
Member, Resident Wellness & Well-Being Subcommittee
Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)
Core Faculty, Royal College of Physicians Faculty Development Program
Quality Improvement Awards
Oversees Clinical Learning Environment at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute

Susan Orrange

Susan M. Orrange, MEd, PhD

Assistant Dean for Education & Resident Services

Office of Graduate Medical Education

113 Cary Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6129; Fax: (716) 829-3999

Email: sorrange@buffalo.edu

Co-Chair, Resident Well-Being Subcommittee
Generalist Scholars Program
Education for Residents

  • Scholarly Exchange Day
  • Career Planning Seminars
  • Chief Leadership Conference
  • Online Learning Modules (ELM, LIFE)

Education Assistance for Programs

  • Program Directors Advisory Committee (PDAC)
  • Faculty development programs (PDAC, RCP, LIFE, SAFER, others)
  • Goals & Objectives/Curriculum
  • Academic Action

Resident Support Services

  • Academic Action Assistance
  • UB Residents Committee (UBRC)
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society
  • Resident & Fellow Ombudsman

Operations & Education

Sharon Sullivan

Sharon M. Sullivan

Director, Operations & Project Management

Office of Graduate Medical Education

117 Cary Hall, Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 829-6124; Fax: (716) 829-3999

Email: sms64@buffalo.edu

Manager, Resident Well-Being Subcommittee
Awards (Frawley, Calkins, Program Director and Training Program Administrator Awards of Excellence)
IPRO Reporting
Manager, Resident Wellness & Well-Being Subcommittee
NRMP Recruitment Survey
Orientation
Policy Management
Resident incentive Program
Strategic Plan

Lauren Garlapo

Lauren Garlapo

Project Manager & Administrative Support to Dr. Roseanne Berger

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-6132

Email: ldgarlap@buffalo.edu

Institutional Coordinator

  • National Resident Matching Program (NRMP)
  • Electronic Residency Application Service (ERAS)

Manager, Graduate Medical Education Committee (GMEC)

Manager, Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Subcommittee

Liaison, Training Program Administrators Committee (TPAC)

Strategic Plan

Orientation

PD/TPA Orientation

GME website updates

Alicia Blodgett

Alicia Blodgett

Director

Office of Continuing Medical Education

111 Cary Hall, University at Buffalo, Buffalo, N.Y. 14214

Phone: (716) 829-3714; Fax: (716) 829-2378

Email: amblodge@buffalo.edu

Program Directors Advisory Committee (PDAC)

Scholarly Exchange Day

CQuIPS

Royal College of Physicians Educator Program

Jennae Howard

Jennae Howard

Administrative Assistant

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-6134

Email: jennaeho@buffalo.edu

General office operations and support

Administrative support to Dr. Susan Orrange

Certificates

Accreditation

Katherine Cich

Katherine Cich, MM

Director of Accreditation; Assistant Designated Institutional Official

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-6133

Email: krcich@buffalo.edu

Institutional Oversight

  • Member, Graduate Medical Education Committee
  • Develop and administer accreditation policies and procedures
  • Disseminate information from the ACGME
  • Faculty and staff development initiatives to support institutional and program accreditation

Program Accreditation

  • ACGME applications for new programs
  • Site visit preparation: mock site visits
  • Annual Program Reviews
  • Special Review Activities
  • ACGME Annual Resident and Faculty survey education and response
  • Clinical Competency Committee (CCC) and Program Evaluation Committee (PEC) education

E*Value:

  • Oversee PD, TPA and resident/fellow training
  • Oversee vendor relations
  • GME Satisfaction & Graduation Surveys: content management
Emily Caldarelli

Emily Caldarelli

Accreditation Manager

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-6130

Email: ecaldar@buffalo.edu

Institutional Oversight

  • Meeting Coordinator, Program Quality Review Subcommittee of the GMEC
  • Administer accreditation policies and procedures
  • Disseminate information from the ACGME
  • ACGME Accreditation Data System (ADS) management
  • Faculty and staff development initiatives for the ACGME's Next Accreditation System (NAS)

Program Accreditation

  • ACGME applications for new programs
  • Site visit preparation: document reviews
  • Annual Program Reviews
  • Special Review Activities
  • ACGME Annual Resident and Faculty survey education and response
  • Compliance monitoring and facilitation

Electronic Residency Management System

  • Serve as Institutional Project Liaison
  • Provide advanced support to program administrators and directors, residents and fellows, and GME staff

 

Joshua Mangis

Joshua Mangis

Accreditation Assistant

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-2196

Email: jcmangis@buffalo.edu

Administrative support to the Quality Improvement Subcommittee of the GMEC

General, administrative support to the accreditation team

Finance

Kathleen Kitzmiller

Kathleen Kitzmiller

Chief Financial Officer of GME

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-6128

Email: kakitzmi@buffalo.edu

Hospital Cost Reporting

Hospital Affiliation Agreements (Exhibit E-1 and E-2 Process)

Annual Plan

VA Disbursement Agreement

GME Office Budget and Oversight

Daniel Schupp

Daniel Schupp

GME Reimbursement Administrator

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-6135

Email: djschupp@buffalo.edu

Rotation Data Reporting in EGME

Medicare Reimbursement

Visiting Residents

Outside the Annual Plan Process (OAP)

Michael Vitale

Michael Vitale

Financial Analyst

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-6131

Email: mvitale@buffalo.edu

GME Office Budget

Expense Check Requests

Annual Plan Projections

Resident Rotation Data/Medicare Reimbursement

Resident Education Expense

Human Resources

Joyce Wienke, MBA

Director of Human Resources

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-5076

Email: joycewie@buffalo.edu

Chair, Visa Subcommittee

Resident Employment & Benefits

Resident Contracts

Resident Visa Processing

Employment Paperwork

Academic Action Reviews

General Resident Employment Support

Amanda Schiedel

Amanda Schiedel

Human Resources Administrator

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-5997

Email: aschied@buffalo.edu

Resident Employment & Benefits

Resident Visa Processing

Employment Paperwork

COBRA Administration

Workers’ Compensation Administration

Disability & FMLA Administration

Malpractice and Employment Verifications

Resident Loan Deferment Requests

General Resident Employment Support

Jason Crosby

Jason Crosby

Senior Programmer Analyst

Office of Graduate Medical Education

Phone: (716) 829-2166

Email: jscrosby@buffalo.edu

GME Computer Based Technical support