Neurology Residents Receive Award for Quality Improvement

The Dept. of Neurology residents, led by co-chief resident Pooja Sofat, MBBS, have again received a Graduate Medical Education Quality Improvement Award.  The 2014-15 recognition from the Univ. at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences was awarded for the residents’ project entitled “Time is Brain: Preventing Delays in IV tPA in Acute Stroke Patients.”    The neurology department provides clinical support for what is the busiest stroke service in the State of New York.  Dept. of Neurology faculty member Dr. Nick Silvestri serves as Program Director for the residency training program, and Drs. Robert Sawyer and Marilou Ching provide senior level direction for the stroke program.

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