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By the numbers

LOOKING FOR A DOCTOR?

UBMD is the single largest physicians group in Western New York. With more than 500 doctors in 18 medical specialties, UBMD offers a full range of primary and specialty care for children, adults and seniors. UBMD doctors also teach medical students and residents at UB.

A medical school in the heart of Buffalo will:

CREATE state-of-the-art learning and research facilities that will encourage prospective students to study—and eventually practice—in Buffalo

ATTRACT world-class faculty to teach tomorrow’s practitioners, and to pioneer new medical treatments and technologies

IMPROVE patient care in the region through the availability of much-needed clinical services as well as innovative treatments

INCREASE the school’s enrollment, thus training more physicians, especially in high-demand specialties such as cardiology, endocrinology and biomedical informatics

GROW the university’s presence in downtown Buffalo and promote more collaboration with partner institutions on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

At a Glance

LOCATION:

Main and High streets, Buffalo, N.Y.

GROSS SQUARE FEET:

628,000

OPENING:

2017

COST:

$375 million

PEOPLE:

2,000-plus faculty, staff and students

PUBLIC TRANSIT:

New NFTA-Metro Allen/Hospital station integrated into building