UB Medical Students

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A University at Buffalo medical student will spend the next year at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) campus in Bethesda, Maryland, as part of a prestigious research fellowship. Esha Chebolu is one of 50 students from across the country who were selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Medical Research Scholars Program (MRSP).


An increase in diversity at UB’s medical school

Dec 10, 2018
WBFO News photos by Eileen Buckley

There is an increase in the number of enrolled students from underrepresented groups attending UB's medical school this semester.  WBFO's senior reporter Eileen Buckley had a chance to meet with some of those students to discuss the upswing. 


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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.

UB welcomes largest-ever medical school class

Aug 14, 2017
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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". 

WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

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.


WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

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. 

UB medical students discuss care for veterans of war

Nov 19, 2015
WBFO News photo by Eileen Buckley

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.