Cristine Adams

Cristine M. Adams

Cristine M. Adams MD, FACEP

UBMD Emergency Medicine


Emergency Medicine


Professional Summary:

Dr. Adams is a full time nocturnist, working clinically as a Board Certified Emergency Physician at Buffalo General Medical Center and the VA Hospital of Western NY. She is also the UB|MD Emergency Medicine Wellness Director and Professional Coach, who focuses on burnout, resilience, leadership, and empowerment.


Emergency Medicine

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Education and Training:

  • Residency, Emergency Medicine, Emergency Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2005)
  • MD, Medicine, State University of New York at Buffalo (2002)
  • BA, Physical Anthropology, State University of New York at Buffalo, Cum Laude (1997)
  • Certificate, Associate Certified Coach, International Coaching Federation, Credentials and Standards Global Board
  • Certificate, Hogan Assessment Certification, Hogan Personality Assessments
  • Certificate, Leadership Accelerator Program, University at Buffalo School of Management
  • Certificate, Certified Professional Co-Active Coach, Co-Active Coach Training Institute, California Board of Behavioral Sciences
  • Certificate, Fellow of American College of Emergency Physicians
  • Certificate, American Board of Emergency Medicine
  • Fellowship, Institute of Coaching, Harvard Medical School and McClean Institute of Coaching
  • Other, Energy Management Training, Johnson & Johnson Human Performance Institute
  • Other, Maximizing Teaching Skills, Harvard Medical School
  • Other, Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare, Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare, International Coaching Federation and Harvard McClean Institute of Coaching

Awards and Honors:

  • Women in Leadership Award Scholarship, UBMD Emergency Medicine (2018)
  • Outstanding Educator Grant, UBMD Emergency Medicine (2018)
  • Chief Resident, Emergency Medicine SUNYAB Jacobs School of Medicine (2004)
  • Research Honors, SUNYAB Jacobs School of Medicine (2002)
  • Scholar Athlete, SUNY at Buffalo (1994)

Research Profile:

This UBMD physician is also a member of the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences at the University at Buffalo, teaching the next generation of doctors and researching to advance care in WNY and beyond. Learn more about this physician's research and teaching activities, as well as view credentials, publications, professional involvement and more below.

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