UB’s Chair of Surgery is Inducted into the Academy of Master Surgeon Educators

Steven D. Schwaitzberg, MD, chair of the Department of Surgery in the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, was inducted into the American College of Surgeons Academy of Master Surgeon Educators earlier this month in a virtual ceremony. The academy recognizes

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The Buffalo Fatherhood Initiative Lights a Fatherhood FLAME on October 23rd

In partnership with Buffalo Prenatal Having an involved, loving father is a key factor in children’s well-being. That’s why the Buffalo Fatherhood Initiative program of Buffalo Prenatal-Perinatal Network is hosting a dynamic event this Saturday, October 23rd that will bring together father- and family-serving providers, advocates, and

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D’Youville Adds Doctor of Occupational Therapy Degree

D’Youville will launch an online Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate in the spring, bringing its number of doctoral degrees offered to nine. The Post-Professional Occupational Therapy Doctorate (ppOTD) is for current occupational therapists who seek an expanded role in healthcare and education. The 32-credit-hour program can be completed

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COVID-19 Booster and the Flu Shot

Ask the Expert: Q&A on the COVID-19 Booster and the Flu Shot w/ Univera Healthcare Vice President Medical Affairs, Nicholas Massa, MD, CPC Flu season is here again, and the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us. Vaccines offer crucial protection against each of these diseases, but many people

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COVID-19 Vaccination (Pfizer) Clinics Offered this Weekend in Buffalo & Southern Tier of WNY!

ON SATURDAY, October 16, there will be a Pfizer vaccine clinic conducted inside our Buffalo VA Medical Center site, 3495 Bailey Avenue, Freedom Hall – Room 301, from 8am until noon. ON SUNDAY, October 17, for SOUTHERN TIER VETERANS, our VA WNYHS vaccination teams will be on

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Innovative Benefits for 2022 Define Medicare from Univera Healthcare

A NEW zero-premium option, $25 Part B monthly refunds, savings on select insulin, and a meal delivery service are among the 2022 benefit highlights for Medicare Advantage Plans from Univera Healthcare. And that’s in addition to longtime favorites including benefits for Dental, fitness, hearing and vision, eyewear

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Free Health Screenings, Resources, Fresh Produce and Fun Shared with Several Underserved Neighborhoods

Several Good for the Neighborhood events offering free health screenings, flu shots, resources and information from healthcare professionals along with fresh fruits & vegetables, pumpkins with recipe cards and some fun activities for families – including arts & crafts and hayrides – have been organized by the

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Roswell Park Appoints 7 Nursing Leaders in New or Expanded Roles

Day in and day out, nurses at Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center deliver multidisciplinary care with expertise, passion and heart. Chief Nursing Officer Mary Ann Long, MS, RN, has promoted five veteran Nursing team members to new leadership roles in various clinical programs, and appointed another accomplished

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All of Independent Health’s Medicare Advantage Plans Earn 5 Stars!

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has recognized Independent Health as a 5-Star Rated Medicare Advantage Plan for 2022. After several years of consistently achieving a 4.5-Star Rating, this marks the first time the Williamsville-based company has earned the highest score a plan can receive

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