Suburbia to urban core: Medical schools make downtown home

Published November 19, 2015

An article on the website of the Association of American Medical Colleges interviews Michael E. Cain, UB vice president for health sciences and dean of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, about construction of the new medical school building in downtown Buffalo, and how it is contributing the Buffalo’s renaissance. “Being able to have a brand-new building allows us to have much-needed programmatic adjacencies that really do foster the interaction and collaboration within all components of the medical school, and essentially makes the medical school whole again,” he said. The article also interviews John Tomaszewski, chair of pathology and anatomical sciences, and Suzanne Laychock, senior associate dean for faculty affairs and facilities in the medical school.

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