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Roseanne                       Berger

Roseanne C. Berger MD

Department of Family Medicine

Senior Associate Dean for Graduate Medical Education

Specialty/Research Focus

Family Medicine; Geriatric Medicine

 

Education and Training:
  • Cert, Royal College of Physicians (2008)
  • Fellowship, Family Medicine, University at Buffalo (1987)
  • Residency, Family Medicine, University Hospital, San Diego, California (1980)
  • Residency, Family Medicine, Deaconess Hospital (1979)
  • MD, Medicine, New York Medical College (1977)
  • BA, Art History, Cornell University (1972)
Employment:
  • Associate Professor, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo (1993-present)
  • Professional Staff, Office of the Dean, University at Buffalo (1992–1999)
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University at Buffalo (1986–1993)
  • Director, Predoctoral Education, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences (1991–1992)
  • Preceptor, Family Medicine Center (1983–1992)
  • Director of Faculty Development and Continuing Medical Education, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University at Buffalo (1987–1991)
  • Associate Medical Director, Deaconess Skilled Nursing Facility (1989)
  • Acting Medical Director, Akron Health Center (1989)
  • Staff Clinician and Faculty Preceptor, Akron Health Center (1981–1989)
  • Associate Medical Director, Family Medicine Center (1980–1983)
Awards and Honors:
  • Gold Humanism Honor Society (2015)
  • ACGME Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award (2014)
  • Dean's Award (2014)

Research Expertise:
  • Osteoporosis Prevention: Physician Attitudes, Knowledge & Behaviors: Prospective Review of Falls at Buffalo General Hospital
  • Technology Diffusion Using Geriatric Education Centers: Multi-Site Study Flu Vaz Project, Millard Fillmore Hospitals

Journal Articles:
Books and Book Chapters:
  • Rosenthal TC. Office Care Geriatrics. Book, Lippincott. 2006.
Abstracts:
  • Berger,R., Griswold,K., Palermo,D., Buyea,C.. Developing a Checklist to Assess Clinical Teaching and Evaluation Feedback to Clinical Teachers in collaboration with The Royal College of Physicians. Ottowa Conference. 2010.
  • Berger RC. Policy Recommendations to the Commissioner of Health "Transparency and Accountability in GME". New York State council on Graduate Medical Educaiton. 2008.
  • Berger,R., Reichgott, M., Norton, J., et.al.,. GME Core Curriculum Report. AAMC. 2000.
  • Thomas Rosenthal, Roseanne Berger, John Naughton, Michael Noe. A Consortium, Graduate Medical Education, and Buffalo: Defining a Common Ground. Family Medicine. ; 29(7).
  • K. Crooks, Roseanne Berger, G. Schueckler. An Educational Conference to Recruit Women to Primary Care Residencies. Academic Medicine. ; 71(5).
  • J. Yack, Roseanne Berger. Dynamic Stability in the Elderly: Identifying a possible measure. J of Gerontology: medical science section..
  • Roseanne Berger. Understanding and Doing Research: A Model Curricular Approach to Produce Resident Researchers. Academic Medicine..

Professional Memberships:
  • American Academy of Family Practice
  • American Geriatrics Society
  • Society for Teachers of Family Medicine
  • Erie County Medical Society
Presentations:
  • "Falls, Screening and Prevention" VA Healthcare Center of WNY, VA Healthcare Center of WNY (2013)
  • "Falls in the Elderly" Grand Rounds, Erie County Medical Center (2012)
  • "New York State's Institutional GME Budget Experience: It's Not Just About the Numbers" 2012 Group on Resident Affairs Spring Meeting, Association of American Medical Colleges (2012)
  • "Shaping Tomorrow's Doctors: Responding to Proposed Changes in Resident Education Requirements" Pediatric Grand Rounds, Women and Childrens Hospital of Buffalo (2010)
  • "Leadership/Teamwork Training is an effective method to teach system-based practice, professionalism and communication skills" Department of Surgery 6th Annual Research Day, University at Buffalo, Department of Surgery (2010)
  • "Developing a Checklist to Assess Clinical Teaching and Evaluation Feedback to Clinical Teachers" Ottawa Conference (2010)
  • "Concepts of Competence and ACGME Core Competencies" Department of Surgery Development Retreat, University at Buffalo, Department of Surgery (2005)
  • "Teaching and Evaluating Professionalism" Professional Development Meeting, Association of American Medical Colleges, Group on Resident Affairs (2003)
  • "Quality of Life in a Surgical Residency" (2002)
  • "Resident Work Hours" Panel Discussion Moderator, Graduate & Undergraduate Medical Education in the New Millennium (1998)
  • "Community Physicians Who Teach: A" Conference (1998)
  • "Elements of a Core Curriculum for Residency Education" Professional Development Meeting, Special Workshop at GRA (1998)
  • "Consortium Approach to Graduate Medical Education: Responding to the HCFA Demonstration Project" Meeting, Group on Resident Affairs Professional Development (1997)
  • "GME Consortia: Mechanisms for Managing Resident Training Positions" , Association of Hospital Medical Educators (1996)
  • "GME Financing" , Albany Medical School (1995)
  • "Changing GME: Market Forces vs. Regulation" Conference, AAMC (1995)
  • "GME Consortia: The Buffalo Experience" National Meeting, AAMC (1994)
  • "Geriatric Pearls" , Department of Family Medicine, Invited Address (1994)
  • "GME Consortia" National Meeting, AAMC, Invited Address (1994)
  • "Graduate Medical Education Financing" , Family Medicine Faculty Development Seminar (1994)
  • "Problem Based Learning" , Family Medicine Faculty Retreat (1994)
  • "Graduate Medical Education - Predicting the Future" , Department of Pediatrics Faculty Retreat (1993)
  • "Graduate Medical Education Consortia" , School of Medicine Retreat, SUNY Stony Brook (1993)
  • "The Graduate Medical Education Consortium of Buffalo" , New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education (1993)
  • "Problem Based Learning - Introduction to Tutorials" (1992)
  • "Development of a Student Self-Assessment Form for an Eight Week Community-Oriented Primary Care Course" , Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Predoctoral Education Conference (1992)
  • "Tips From Here and Elsewhere - Having Fun With Feedback" Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine Predoctoral Education (1992)
  • "Evaluation Skills: Tips From Here and Elsewhere" , University at Buffalo (1990)
  • "Geriatric Assessment" , J.N. Adam Developmental Center (1989)
  • "Falls in the Elderly" , Department of Family Medicine (1988)
  • "Falls in the Elderly" , Psychiatry Residents (1987)
  • "Development of an Academic Nursing Home" Northeast Regional Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (1986)
  • "Development of an Academic Nursing Home" , American Association of Medical Colleges (1986)
  • "Faculty Practice: Many Forms, Many Functions" Northeast Regional Conference, Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (1986)
  • "Falls in the Elderly" , Psychiatry Residents (1986)
  • "Introduction to Geriatrics: A Review of Demographics, Physiologic changes, Physical Findings" , Department of Family Medicine (1986)
  • "Behavioral Problems in the Elderly" , Deaconess Skilled Nursing Facility (1986)
  • "Annual Orientation Program for New Residents" , Graduate Medical/Dental Education Consortium of Buffalo, Incoming Residents
  • "Evaluation and Feedback in Medical Education" Workshop, Teaching Effectiveness Project, Primary Care Resource Center
  • "Graduate Medical Education Issues" Retreat, Program Directors
  • "Junior Clerkship" , Family Medicine
  • "Psychosocial Issues in Prenatal Care" , Department of Family Medicine
  • "R-2 Block Rotation in Geriatrics" , Department of Family Medicine
  • "Teaching Evaluation Skills" , School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, Incoming Residents
  • "Women Physicians in Primary Care" Conference, Pre-medical and medical students considering primary care careers
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Service Activities:
  • Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Executive Commitee; Alternate Member
  • Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Executive Commitee; Alternate Member
  • Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Faculty Council; Alternate Member
  • Community Service:; Planned Parenthood of Buffalo and Erie County, Inc.; Board of Directors (1994–present)
  • Community Service:; Planned Parenthood of Buffalo and Erie County, Inc.; Chair (1994–present)
  • Community Service:; Project Hope - medical student clinic for homeless; Volunteer (1990–present)
  • Community Service:; Ethics in Medicine Task Force: Coalition of Attorneys, Physicians and Concerned Citizens; Board of Directors (1989–1990)
  • Community Service:; Child Care Resource and Referral Center of Erie County; Board Member (1986)
  • Medical Advisory Committee; Family Planning Association of Erie County; Advisory Committee (1982)
  • AAMC; Group on Resident Affairs; Chair
  • AAMC; Group on Resident Affairs; Immediate Past Chair
  • AAMC; Section on Resident Education, Steering Committee; Chair-Elect
  • Community Service:; Medical Advisory Committee -- Family Planning Association of Erie County; Board Member
  • Departmental Service:; Joint Committee, Family Medicine/Nurse Practitioner Collaboration; Chair
  • Departmental Service:; Editorial Board, PRAXIS - Departmental Newsletter; Chair
  • Departmental Service:; Faculty Leader, Intern Support Group; Chair
  • Departmental Service:; Program Committee, Northeast Regional Conference, STFM (obtained outside funding in support of conference activities, invited plenary speaker, etc.); Chair
  • Departmental Service:; Family Medicine Notes, a publication informing volunteer faculty, residents and graduates of Family Medicine Department events and activities; Co-Editor and Author
  • Health Care Association of NYS; Graduate Medical Education Task Force; Chair
  • Hospital Service:; Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Millard Fillmore Hospitals; Chair
  • Hospital Service:; Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee, Buffalo General Hospital; Chair
  • Hospital Service:; Medical Staff Committee for Housestaff Recognition, Buffalo General Hospital; Chair
  • IME; IME funds for projects to increase primary care and minority enrollment in Graduate Medical Education programs and increase training in Geriatric and chronic diseases; Chair
  • New York State Council on Graduate Medical Education; Primary Care Subcommittee & Consortia Subcommittee; Chair
  • University Service:; Indirect Medical Education Committee on Minority Recruitment and Retention and Subcommittee on Faculty Development in Primary Care; Chair
  • University Service:; Search Committee for Chief, Division of General Pediatrics; Chair
  • University Service:; Clinical Advisor Program - SUNY/Buffalo, School of Medicine; Chair

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UBMD Family Medicine at Amherst
850 Hopkins Road
Williamsville, NY 14221
Phone: (716) 688-9641
Fax: (716) 829-2447
Email: bergerrc@buffalo.edu

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