Family Friendly Medical School Survey – New York
Family friendly survey results.
University of Buffalo
Date Submitted/Updated: Mar 2000
Number or % male students: 50%
Number or % female students: 50%
Total number of medical students: 560
Average age of students: 23
Number or % of students aged over 25 at time of entry: 12%
Number or % of students aged over 30 at time of entry: N/A
Number or % of students aged over 35 at time of entry: N/A
Number or % of married students: N/A
Number or % of students with children: N/A
Number of % of ‘non-traditional’ medical students (using schools definition of such): 20%
Does the school offer on campus family housing? Yes
Does the school offer campus childcare for medical students? Yes
Does the school offer a mentoring program for students with children? No
What maternity leave options are available to women students? Leave of absence for up to one year.
Please describe any other options or services available for students with families and/or pregnant or nursing mothers. Very considerate of the situation.
Average number of class hours per day: 4, in years 3 and 4 class 1 hour.
Average number of patient contact hours each day: 1 , in years 3 and 4, 6 hours
Does the school offer (formally or informally) the opportunity to extend the first two years (class) of medical school over three or more years? Yes
Does the school offer (formally or informally) the opportunity to extend the second two years (clinical) of medical school over three or more years? Rarely, but yes.
Does the school offer any ‘family friendly’ residency opportunities?. If so, please describe. Yes
Does the school offer part time or job share residencies? Yes
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