DEU Sites

The University at Buffalo School of Nursing currently has DEUs in several 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 sponsors, Catholic Health in Buffalo, NY, is a non-profit health care system that provides care to Western New Yorkers across a network of hospitals, primary care, imaging centers and several other community ministries.

We currently have DEUs in several units throughout the Catholic Health system: medical-surgical (including post-operative, telemetry), maternal/newborn (including mother-baby), acute medicine (including neurology and ICU), critical care (including CVICU) and wound care.

From its founding in 1955, BryLin Behavioral Health System has been recognized as Western New York’s only private psychiatric and substance abuse treatment provider and is recognized as an industry leader in behavioral health care in Upstate New York. BryLin Hospital offers inpatient mental health care for children, adolescents and adults in crisis. BryLin’s Behavioral Health Center offers outpatient mental health care and outpatient substance use disorder treatment using evidence-based practices and specific interventions for individuals of all ages.

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.

At ECMC, we have DEU units in primary care, acute medical-surgical and 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.

Our DEUs in Hospice Buffalo include inpatient and 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.

Our Kaleida Health DEUs include maternal/newborn, medical-surgical, pediatric, OR, and home care. Our home care DEU through the Visiting Nurses Association is the first home care DEU site in the state.

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.

Our DEUs at Roswell Park include medical-surgical and the OR.

The VA Western New York Healthcare System provides for the health care needs of the diverse Veterans in the Buffalo and Batavia areas.

Our Buffalo VA Medical Center DEUs are medical-surgical and primary care units.