Program Quality Review Subcommittee

PQRS is charged with guiding programs in continuous educational quality improvement and providing oversight of underpreforming programs.

Committee activities include: 

  • Evaluating each of UB's 68 ACGME-accredited programs at least annually to determine overall compliance with requirements 
  • Conducting special reviews
  • Monitoring, through resolution, programs' progress on action plans resulting from special reviews
  • Work hour reporting 
  • ACGME citations and or Areas For Improvement

2020-2021 Membership


Katherine Cich.

Katherine (Katy) R. Cich, MM, CLP

Director of Accreditation & Assistant Designated Institutional Official

Office of Graduate Medical Education

955 Main Street, Room 7212, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-6133


Vice Chair

Wilkins, Diana

Diana Wilkins, MD

Assistant Dean for Graduate Medical Education, Clinical Assistant Professor of Family Medicine

UB Office of Graduate Medical Education 955 Main Street Suite 7230 Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-2012; Fax: (716) 829-3999


PQRS Administrator

Mikayla E Walton.

Mikayla E Walton

Accreditation Administrator

Office of Graduate Medical Education

University at Buffalo, 955 Main Street, Room 7211, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-2196



Kelly Anderson

Training Program Administrator

OB GYN Sisters, 2157 Main Street, 4th Floor Buffalo, NY 14214

Phone: (716) 862-1589; Fax: (716) 862-1881


Andrew Baumgartner.

Andrew Baumgartner

Medical Resident

Family Medicine

Roseanne C. Berger, MD

Senior Associate Dean

Graduate Medical Education

955 Main Street, Room 7208, Buffalo, NY 14203

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


Breuer, Ryan

Ryan Breuer, MD

Clinical Associate Professor

UBMD Pediatrics Division of Critical Care 1001 Main Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 323-0200; Fax: (716) 323-0293


Gregory Cherr, MD

Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education; Designated Institutional Official; Professor of surgery

955 Main St. Room 7206 Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-6130; Fax: (716) 829-3999


Kwiatkowski, Alysia

Alysia Kwiatkowski, DO, MS

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Erie County Medical Center/DK Miller Building C-215 462 Grider Street, NY 14215

Phone: 716.898.3152; Fax: 716.898.3152


Rhonda Saunders

Training Program Administrator, Neo/Perinatal Medicine

Pediatrics, Division of Neonatology

1001 Main Street, 5th Floor, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 323-0256; Fax: (716) 323-0294


Benjamin Switzer.

Benjamin Switzer

Medical Resident

Hematology and Medical Oncology

Carol A. Regan, C-TAGME

Residency Training Program Administrator


Erie County Medical Center, 462 Grider St., Buffalo, NY 14215

Phone: (716) 898-4221; Fax: (716) 898-4538