UB medical school

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The University at Buffalo's Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences has received a $4.5 million bequest gift. The gift comes from the estate of a beloved faculty member who spent nearly 50 years of teaching at the medical school.

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The University at Buffalo has welcomed its largest-ever medical school class for a new semester.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley says UB is calling this a "milestone". 

UB welcomes its largest class of Medical Students

Aug 13, 2017
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The University at Buffalo welcomed new medical students to its campus  over the weekend.

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Some University at Buffalo medical students are spending their spring break this week learning about impoverished sections of the City of Buffalo. The Buffalo Community Immersion Program is sponsored by the UB Center for Medical Humanities. WBFO's Senior Reporter Eileen Buckley joined nearly a dozen students as they conducted a walking tour of an east side community.


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Construction is on track for the University at Buffalo's brand new medical school in downtown Buffalo.  An update was provided by UB officials Thursday. WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley tells us the future Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will engage students and the community. 

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Improving the future care of veterans was the theme of a discussion for University at Buffalo medical students. A panel discussion was held Wednesday afternoon at UB's Medical School on the South Campus.  WBFO's Focus on Education Reporter Eileen Buckley says personal stories and research were shared with students. 

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New Peace Corps Volunteers headed overseas last week, and are taking their Western New York experiences with them. This is the story of what one returned volunteer learned, and what she brought back.

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The build-out of the Buffalo-Niagara Medical Campus is moving full-speed ahead. Crews are busy putting up the new Children's Hospital on High Street and, a few hundred feet away along Main Street, UB's new medical school is going up.

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Tonight's Babel Series event at Kleinhans Music Hall features best-selling author  Abraham Verghese. Born in Ethiopia and a trained physician who serves at School of Medicine at Stanford University, Doctor Verghese has a group of enthusiastic followers at the UB medical school.

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UB has started the mammoth $375 million project to build its new medical school at Main and Allen, a  plan that will see Metro Rail trains running through the basement during all three years of construction.

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Governor Andrew Cuomo led a long line of officials who took part in Tuesday's groundbreaking ceremony for the University at Buffalo's new medical school.

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The University at Buffalo has unveiled its design for its new downtown medical school.

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The final piece of the puzzle has fallen into place for construction of the University at Buffalo's new downtown Medical School.