Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)

Review the chart on the Required Certifications page to determine if ACLS is required for your program.  You must arrive at orientation with proof of valid ACLS certification.  Failure to do so may delay your training program start date.

ACLS Resources

The ACLS course is a two-day course and must be American Heart Association-compliant. Below are two resources provided by UB-affiliated hospitals.  You may access additional resources as long as they are AHA-compliant.

  1. Click on "Nursing Education" on the left-hand menu
  2. Click on the ACLC initial certification class. Click "BOOK"
  3. In the Participant Drop Down, select "Non-ECMC Employee"

Cost: $125 (textbook included). Cash or checks payable to Buffalo CPR and mailed to ECMC, 462 Grider Street, Buffalo, NY 14215.

Please note: The physician discount rate does not apply to incoming residents and fellows.

ACLS Reimbursement Information

The deadline to apply for ACLS reimbursement expired on 8/31/2019.

Questions? Please contact:

Sharon M. Sullivan

Director, Operations & Project Management

Office of Graduate Medical Education

955 Main Street, Room 7210, Buffalo, NY 14203

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