Social Media

Social media is a popular tool for communicating with prospective and current students and trainees. We encourage you to use social media to promote your research, education and training programs, labs, programs, divisions and departments.

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You need to be aware of the social media guidelines for the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences and the University at Buffalo — as well as the university’s requirements for creating and managing social media accounts.

How to Manage and Promote Your Social Media Accounts

Establishing, managing and promoting your social media accounts can take a lot of time and effort. We’ve compiled these resources to help make it easier for you.

University recommendations and resources

Jacobs School Social Media Group

If you are running a social media account for a department, division, office, program or group in the school, please join our social media group.

Whether you want to share your news, interact with students or trainees or simply to just grow your online presence, this group can help.


We meet online on a regular basis to answer your questions, share ideas, discuss upcoming events and help you achieve your social media goals.

How to join

Send an email to with your subscribe request in the body. Using the following format, replace the email and name with your own:

add jsmbs-social-media-list firstname lastname

Example: add jsmbs-social-media-list Joe Public

Note: Do not include your signature file, any other text or V-card in your subscribe request.


If you have questions about social media in general or the group, please reach out to:

Alexandra Edelblute.

Alexandra Edelblute

Staff Writer / Social Media Manager

955 Main Street, Room 6147, Buffalo, NY 14203-1121

Phone: (716) 829-3375