Gregory Cherr

Gregory S. Cherr

Gregory S. Cherr MD

UBMD Surgery


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Education and Training:

  • Other, Excellence in Quality Improvement Certificate Program (EQUIP) 2018-2019. 12-month program to develop leadership capacity to perform and teach quality improvement in an academic setting, including a cliniclcal quality improvement proje (2019)
  • Other, American Association of Medical Colleges Graduate Medical Education Leadership Development Program. 12-Month program for Graduate Medical Education Leaders, including an educational quality improvement project. (2018)
  • American Association of Medical Colleges Leadership Education and Development (LEAD) Program. Year long program on leadership development, including educational leadership project., Wayne State University (2017)
  • Other, International Conference on Resident Education Quality Improvement, Royal College of Physicians (2016)
  • Other, ACGME "New Program Directors Workshop" One-day long workshop for Program Directors from all specialties. (2015)
  • Other, 2-day workshop to develop quality improvement program skills.Quality Improvement/Patient Safety Development Program, University of Toronto/University at Buffalo (2015)
  • Other, 2-day conference on leadership and advocacy skills (2015)
  • Other, "New Program Directors Workshop" One -day long workshop for Surgery Program Directors., Association of Program Directors (2013)
  • Other, "Program for Educators in Health Professions: 11-day and 5 day interprofessional sessions for health-care educators and administrators., Harvard-Macy Institute. (2012)
  • Other, Essentials of Simulation, Behling Simulation Center. 3-day course on developing and running an effective simulation program., University at Buffalo (2011)
  • Other, American College of Surgeons Leadership and Advocacy Conference. 3-day Conference on leadership and advocacy skills. (2011)
  • Other, Two, 2-1/2 day sessions devoted to medical education techniques, as well as completion of 2 medical education projects. University at Buffalo/Royal College of Physicians Educators Program, University at Buffalo (2009)
  • Other, Surgeons as Educators Course-Week-long course devoted to surgical education. American College of Surgeons, University of North Carolina (2007)
  • Other, Clinical Trials Methods Course. 5 day course devoted to clinical research. American College of Surgeons (2003)
  • PhD, Wake Forest University School of Medicine. NIH training grant T32HL07868, pathobiology of Vascular Disease Program (2001)
  • , Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center (2001)
  • MD, Medicine, New England Medical Center, Boston (1996)
  • MD, Tufts University School of Medicine, (1992)
  • BA, Interdisciplinary Studies (Echols Scholar Program), University of Virginia, Charlottesville (1992)
  • , Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem

Awards and Honors:

  • Western New York Top Doctors (2020)
  • Western New York Top Doctors (2019)
  • Gold Foundation Faculty Mentor (2019)
  • Elected into The University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science Epsilon Chapter of the Alpha Omega Alpha (AOA) Honor Medical Society (2019)
  • Western NY Top Doctors (2018)
  • Graduate Medical Education Leadership Fellowship, AAMC Group on Resident Affairs (2018)
  • Leadership Education and Development Fellowship, American Association of Medical Colleges (2017)
  • Gold Humanism Professor Competition, Arnold P. Gold Foundation (2011)
  • American College of Surgeons Australia/New Zealand Traveling Fellowship Award (2011)
  • University at Buffalo Primary Medicine Master Educator Program (2011)
  • American College of Surgeons Australia/New Zealand Traveling Fellowship Award (2010)
  • University at Buffalo Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Award (2010)
  • Surgical Education Research Fellowship, (2009)
  • Leonard Tow Humanism in Medicine Award (2008)
  • Royal College of Physicians Educators Program (2008)
  • University at Buffalo Medical Leadership Academy (2007)
  • Eastern Vascular Society Annual Meeting (2006)
  • American College of Surgeons Health Policy Scholarship (2005)
  • University at Buffalo Geriatrics Center of Excellence Award for Evidence Based Medicine (2004)
  • First prize, Residents and Fellows Research Day, Division of Surgical Sciences. (2000)
  • theta Chi Foundation Scholar, Tufts University School of Medicine (1992)
  • Alpha Epsilon Delta Premedical Honor Society, University of Virginia (1987)
  • Eastman Kodak National Merit Scholar (1987)
  • Echols Scholar, University of Virginia (1987)
  • Intermediate Honors, University of Virginia (1985)

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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