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

Co-chairs

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

Email: krcich@buffalo.edu

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

Email: dgpratt@buffalo.edu

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

Email: ecaldar@buffalo.edu

Members

Kelly Anderson

Training Program Administrator

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

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

Email: keanders@chsbuffalo.org

Shervin Badkhshan.

Shervin Badkhshan

Medical Resident

Urology

Buffalo General Hospital, 100 High Street Buffalo, NY 14203

Email: shervinb@buffalo.edu

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

Email: bergerrc@buffalo.edu

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

Email: ryanbrue@buffalo.edu

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

Email: gcherr@buffalo.edu

Erin Horstman, MD.

Erin Horstman, MD

Medical Resident

955 Main Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

Email: erinhors@buffalo.edu

Makdissi, Regina

Regina Makdissi, MD, FACP, SFHM

Clinical Assistant Professor

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

Email: rm49@buffalo.edu

Carol A. Regan, C-TAGME

Residency Training Program Administrator

Psychiatry

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

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

Email: psych-residency-ub@buffalo.edu

Jane Zhao.

Jane Zhao

Medical Resident

PGY 4 Surgery