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Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences Building

UB Downtown Gateway

A rendering shows UB's new medical school building, which is under construction in downtown Buffalo.

Overview

Facility
JSMBS
Number
0526
Function
Academic
Gross Square Feet
667,341
Construction Cost
Completed
August, 2017
Architect
Hellmuth Obata & Kassabaum

Occupants

Function

Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will facilitate collaboration with physicians and scientists at UB’s Clinical and Translational Research Center, the Kaleida Health Gates Vascular Institute, Roswell Park Cancer Institute, John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital, Buffalo General Medical Center and the Hauptman-Woodward Medical Research Institute.

Namesake

Founded in 1846, the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo is beginning a new chapter in its history with the largest medical education building under construction in the nation. The eight-story, 628,000-square-foot facility is scheduled to open in 2017. The new location puts superior medical education, clinical care and pioneering research in close proximity, anchoring Buffalo’s evolving comprehensive academic health center in a vibrant downtown setting. These new facilities will better enable the school to advance health and wellness across the life span for the people of New York and the world through research, clinical care and the education of tomorrow’s leaders in health care and biomedical sciences. The school’s faculty and residents provide care for the community’s diverse populations through strong clinical partnerships and the school’s practice plan, UBMD Physicians’ Group. - See more at: http://www.buffalo.edu/news/releases/2016/03/055.html#sthash.U8YB6yLN.dpuf