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6/24/2022 6:00:00 AMBuffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute Earns National Recognition for Commitment to Providing High-Quality Stroke Care

BGMC/GVI has received the American Heart Association’s GoldPlus Get With The Guidelines® - Stroke quality achievement award for its commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines.

Updated: 6/24/2022

6/24/2022 6:00:00 AMShields Named Interim CMO for Great Lakes Integrated Network

Paul Shields, DO, has been named interim chief medical officer (CMO) for Great Lakes Integrated Network (GLIN).

6/22/2022 6:00:00 AMWaters Named Medical Director of OCH Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program and Director of Regional Perinatal Program

Thaddeus P. Waters, MD, who joined the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, has been named medical director for the Maternal-Fetal Medicine Program and medical director for the Regional Perinatal Program at John R. Oishei Children's Hospital (OCH).

6/22/2022 6:00:00 AMManning Named Medical Director of Utilization Review

Dzenita Manning, MD, was named medical director of utilization review and will lead the Physician Advisor Program.

6/20/2022 6:00:00 AMBeecher Named Interim CMO for BGMC/GVI

Michael Beecher, MD, was named interim chief medical officer for Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI).

6/20/2022 6:00:00 AMWATCH NOW: Kaleida Health Hosts Juneteenth Celebration

On Friday, June 17, 2022, Kaleida Health hosted its second annual Juneteenth celebration outside of Oishei Children's Hospital.

6/16/2022 6:00:00 AMRemembering Sal Alfiero

As a prominent figure throughout our hospital’s history, it is with great sadness we announce the passing of Sal Alfiero on Tuesday, June 7, 2022.

Updated: 6/16/2022

6/7/2022 6:00:00 AMLeadership Changes in Respiratory Care Services

Andrew “Andy” Mulvaugh has been promoted to director of respiratory care services at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) and Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH).

6/7/2022 6:00:00 AMCrosby Elected Chair of Kaleida Health Board of Directors

Gary Crosby has been elected chair of the Kaleida Health Board of Directors. Also elected to the Kaleida Health Board of Directors are Thomas Beauford, Jr., president and CEO of the Buffalo Urban League, and John Persons, president and COO of Tops Markets.

6/6/2022 6:00:00 AMScaria Appointed Director of Perioperative and Procedural Business Operations at BGMC/GVI

Johnson Scaria, MBA, BSN, BSc has been appointed director of perioperative and procedural business operations at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI).

Updated: 6/6/2022

6/6/2022 6:00:00 AMMariano Promoted to Vice President, Hospital Operations at BGMC/GVI

Lorie Mariano, MS, RT (R) (CT) (CI) has been promoted to vice president of hospital operations at Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI).

Updated: 6/6/2022

6/6/2022 6:00:00 AMA Message from The Children's Hospital of Buffalo Foundation

In the wake of the many horrific tragedies that have taken place recently, especially in our own community on May 14, The Children’s Hospital of Buffalo Foundation extends our deepest thoughts and prayers to those tragically impacted by these unthinkable acts of hate.

Updated: 6/7/2022

6/3/2022 6:00:00 AMOishei Children's Hospital Statement on Gun Violence

Today marks National Gun Violence Awareness Day and the beginning of Wear Orange Weekend in the U.S. In the wake of the recent mass shootings in Buffalo, Texas and Oklahoma, Oishei Children’s Hospital today released a statement on the urgent need to address the gun violence epidemic. 

Updated: 6/3/2022

6/3/2022 6:00:00 AMOpen Interviews at HighPointe on Michigan

Open interviews will take place at HighPointe on Michigan on Monday, June 6 and Wednesday, June 8.

6/3/2022 6:00:00 AMOpen Interviews at DeGraff Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Facility

Open interviews will take place at DeGraff Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing facility throughout the month of June. See flyer for details!

6/3/2022 6:00:00 AMBuffalo NAACP Health Committee Hosts FREE Men's Health Virtual Event

Join the Buffalo NAACP Health Committee for a free virtual event focused on men's health on June 21, 2022 from 6-7:30 p.m.

Updated: 6/3/2022

6/2/2022 6:00:00 AMFREE Liver Cancer Screening on Saturday, June 11

To schedule an appointment for free liver cancer screening on June 11 between 9 a.m.-1 p.m., call the Great Lakes Cancer Care Collaborative Call Center at 716-884-3000.

6/2/2022 6:00:00 AMBGMC/GVI Earns Highest Three-Star Rating from STS for Cardiac Surgery

Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute (BGMC/GVI) has earned a distinguished three-star rating from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS) for its patient care and outcomes in the most recent cardiac surgery database.

Updated: 6/3/2022

6/1/2022 6:00:00 AMA Successful Community Health & Advocacy Conference

On Friday, May 13, 2022, the Pediatric Residency Program hosted the first annual Community Health & Advocacy Conference led by Dr. Sarah Ventre from the Division of General Pediatrics.

Updated: 6/2/2022

6/1/2022 6:00:00 AMFormer Children's Hospital NICU Patient Donates $500,000 65 Years Later in Honor of Parents

A former Buffalo Children’s Hospital neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) patient, Bob Valentine, donated $500,000 to John R. Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH)’s The Children’s Guild Foundation Level IV Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) in honor of his parents, Margaret and John Valentine, and with gratitude for the life-saving care he received in the NICU 65 years ago.

6/1/2022 6:00:00 AMChurch to Depart OCH for Role at Children’s Health System in Dallas; Mills Named Interim CNO

Cassandra Church, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CCRN-K, RNC-NIC, chief nursing officer for Oishei Children’s Hospital (OCH), has accepted a position as executive vice president and chief nursing officer for Children’s Health. Christina Mills, BSN, MBA, RN, CNOR, director of perioperative services for OCH, has been named interim CNO for OCH.

Updated: 6/1/2022

5/31/2022 6:00:00 AMRobert Guthrie Symposium 2022

The 2022 Robert Guthrie Symposium is an all-day, hybrid educational event on June 28 focused on the past, present and future of newborn screening and metabolic disorders.

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