DEU Sites

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing currently has DEUs in nine major hospitals in the city of Buffalo and surrounding suburbs and an additional DEU in a hospice facility.

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Formed in 1998 under four religious sponsorsCatholic Health in Buffalo, NY, is a non-profit health care system that provides care to Western New Yorkers across a network of hospitalsprimary care centersimaging centers, and several other community ministries.

We currently have eight DEUs throughout the Catholic Health System:

DEU Sites
Location Units
Kenmore Mercy Hospital 1 DEU over three medical-surgical units, including post-operative and telemetry
Sisters of Charity Hospital 1 maternal/newborn (including mother-baby unit), 1 acute medicine (including neurology and ICU), 1 post-operative (including vascular surgery)
St. Joseph's Hospital 2 medical-surgical
Mercy Hospital 1 critical care (including ICU and CVICU)
Primary Care 2 wound care

The 550-bed Erie County Medical Center (ECMC) is one of the area’s leading health care providers. It serves as a regional center for trauma, burns, rehabilitation and cardiac care.

DEU Sites
Location Units
ECMC 2 acute medical-surgical; 1 behavioral health

This unique experience offers our students an opportunity to care for people with life-limiting illness. Hospice Buffalo is a compassionate approach to care whose goal is to help people with serious illness live life fully, maintain their dignity and keep control over their lives.

DEU Sites
Location Units
Hospice Buffalo 1 inpatient; 1 home care

Kaleida Health is the largest health care provider in Western New York, serving the area's eight counties with state-of-the-art technology and comprehensive health care services. Its expert, compassionate health care professionals are committed to providing the best possible outcomes and experience for patients and visitors.

Kaleida currently has five DEUs extended across their health care system:

DEU Sites
Location Units
Millard Filmore Suburban 1 medical-surgical
John R. Oishei Children's Hospital 1 pediatric
Buffalo General Hospital 2 medical surgical; 1 OR

Roswell Park Cancer Institute (RPCI) is the first and only upstate New York facility to hold the National Cancer Institute designation of "comprehensive cancer center" and to serve as a member of the prestigious National Comprehensive Cancer Network (NCCN). Many RPCI faculty serve on the NCCN panels that create the Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology(TM) – the internationally recognized standards for clinical policy in oncology, and the most comprehensive clinical practice guidelines available in any area of medicine.

DEU Sites
Location Units
Roswell Park Cancer Center 2 medical-surgical; 1 OR