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

2019-2020 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


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


Committee Manager

Emily Caldarelli.

Emily Caldarelli, MS

Accreditation Manager

Office of Graduate Medical Education

955 Main Street, Room 7214, Buffalo, NY 14203

Phone: (716) 829-6130



Kelly Anderson

Training Program Administrator

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

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


Shervin Badkhshan.

Shervin Badkhshan

Medical Resident


Buffalo General Hospital, 100 High Street Buffalo, NY 14203


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 Assistant Professor

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

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


Cherr, Gregory

Gregory Cherr, MD

Associate Professor, Assistant Dean for GME

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

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


Erin Horstman, MD.

Erin Horstman, MD

Medical Resident

955 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203


Makdissi, Regina

Regina Makdissi, MD, FACP, SFHM

Clinical Assistant Professor

Erie County Medical Center, 462 Grider Street Buffalo, NY 14215


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


Jane Zhao.

Jane Zhao

Medical Resident

PGY 4 Surgery