Home of the University at Buffalo Research Institute on
Niagara Medical Campus, Inc.
In 2001, leading clinical, research
and medical educational institutions came together in partnership
with the City of Buffalo, the County of Eri, and the Allentown and
Fruit Belt neighborhoods to form the BNMC, Inc. This not-for-profit
development agency created a master plan for the development of a
world-class medical campus in downtown Buffalo, and continues to
coordinate planning and development for the 120-acre footprint. The
BNMC facilitates collaborates, addresses shared concerns and
fosters an environment for active living.
Buffalo General Hospital/Kaleida Health
Kaleida Health is the largest health
care provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight
counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive
healthcare services by expert, compassionate healthcare
professionals. Kaleida is headquartered at 100 High Street, the
site of Buffalo General Hospital. Founded in 1855, BGH is a 511-bed
acute care medical center with a wide spectrum of clinical
inpatient departments and outpatient services. Its specialized
programs include cardiac and orthopedic surgery; urology;
psychiatry; dialysis; gastroenterology; cardiac rehabilitation;
rehabilitation medicine; kidney and pancreas transplantation;
neurology and neurosurgery.
Hearing and Speech Center
The Buffalo Hearing and Speech Center
provides comprehensive treatment for adults and children with
speech-language and hearing impairments by integrating
state-of-the-art technology with diversity, respect, integrity,
positive relationships, compassion and teamwork.
Buffalo Medical Group P.C.
Founded in 1946, the BMG is among the
oldest and largest multi-specialty physican group practices in New
York State with more than 110 specialists and sub-specialists.
Together with a team of nurses, therapists, other health care
professional and support staff, BMG is dedicated to delivering a
comprehensive range of diagnostic and treatment services in a
compassionate and comfortable environment.
HWI is an independent,
not-for-profit, biomedical research facility where, for half a
century, scientists have been committed to improving human health
through molecular study of the causes and potential cures of many
diseases. Buffalo's Nobel Laureate Herbert Hauptman continues to
work with HWI scientists with specialities in molecular biology,
biochemistry and crystallography.
Olmsted Center for Sight
Since 1907, the Olmsted Center for
Sight (formerly the Blind Association of Western New York) has been
a leader in quality services for individuals who are blind or
visually impaired. Located at 1170 Main Street in downtown Buffalo,
the Olmsted Center offers services to the blind and visually
impaired population throughout Western New York in a client's home,
school or place of business. The University at Buffalo's Ira G.
Ross Eye Institute, adjacent to the Olmsted Center at 1176 Main
Street, is a collaboration of the Department of Ophthalmology in
UB's School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, the Olmsted Center
Sight and University Ophthalmology Services.The Institute is
dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of adults and children
with diseases of the eye and the vision system. Patient care and
training of physicians take place at 1176 Main St. where work is
overseen by faculty in the university's Department of
Ophthalmology. These faculty members constitute University
Ophthalmology Services, a practice plan that is part of UBMD.
Park Cancer Institute
RPCI is America's first cancer
center, founded in 1898 by Dr. Roswell Park. It is the only Upstate
New York facility to hold the National Cancer Center designation of
“comprehensive cancer center” and to serve as a member
of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network. Over its
long history, RPCI has made fundamental contributions to reducing
the cancer burden and has successfully maintained an exemplary
leadership role in setting the national standards for cancer care,
research and education. The RPCI campus spans 25 acres on the
medical campus and consists of 15 buildings with about one million
square feet of space.
Center for Hospice & Palliative Care
In June 2008, the Buffalo Niagara
Medical Campus (BNMC) Board of Directors voted unanimously in favor
of The Center for Hospice & Palliative Care becoming a member
of the corporation. One of the oldest hospices in the U.S., Hospice
Buffalo marked its 30th anniversary in 2008 and operates the first
freestanding hospice inpatient unit in New York State and the first
inner city church partnership with the St. John Baptist/Hospice
Buffalo House in the Fruit Belt neighborhood.
The University at Buffalo, with 12
professional schools and three arts and sciences faculties, has the
academic contours of an eastern private university built on the
scale of a mid-sized public institution. As the largest public
university in New York and New England, with the largest faculty
offering the largest number of degree programs, with the most
extensive international programs and graduating the largest number
of degree candidates each year, the University at Buffalo is New
York’s major university.
York Transplant Services
Established in 1981, UNYTS is among
the leading procurement organizations in the United States, and is
one of the only eight centers nationwide to house laboratory
services and organ, tissue and eye procurement in one location. The
first organization of its kind nationwide, UNYTS operates as a
nonprofit organization serving the eight counties of Western New
York and works to assist donor families, coordinate the donation
process and increase knowledge and awareness within the community
Public/private life sciences and biotech companies located on
the medical campus may be found at www.bnmc.org.