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UB Medical School launches community magazine

Photo of UB Medicine cover.

UB Medicine will chronicle transformations in WNY health care, including the school’s move downtown

Release Date: June 24, 2013

“These developments provide a unique opportunity for our entire community to take part in an initiative that will benefit our region and its medical school long into the future.”
Michael E. Cain, MD, Dean, UB medical school and vice president for health sciences
School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences

BUFFALO, N.Y. -- The University at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has launched a new magazine to inform the community about the school’s pivotal role in medical education, research and advanced patient care in the region.

The inaugural issue of UB Medicine, published this week, provides an overview of the historic changes underway in the school and the ways in which UB and its health care partners are transforming Buffalo’s medical-science landscape.

It features articles about:

·         The new UB medical school to be built on the Buffalo Niagara Medical Campus

·         The new UB Clinical and Translational Research Center and how it has helped position Buffalo as a leader in biomedical research

·         The nine nationally prominent medical educators and scientists recently recruited to the medical school to chair departments; and

·         How the medical school, under the leadership of Dean Michael E. Cain, MD, vice president for health sciences, is working with health care partners in the community to create a more efficiently integrated health care system for Western New York.

To read a pdf version of the magazine, click here http://bit.ly/11W1iJL.

“These developments represent change on an order of magnitude few in our generation have known and provide a unique opportunity for our entire community to take part in an initiative that will benefit our region and its medical school long into the future,” says Cain.

“UB Medicine will keep our alumni and community apprised of this collaborative effort and serve as a way to chronicle and celebrate its many milestones.”

Media Contact Information

Ellen Goldbaum
News Content Manager, Medicine
Tel: 716-645-4605
goldbaum@buffalo.edu
Twitter: @egoldbaum