Medical/Dental Professionals

Upcoming Events

Save the Date: Medical/Dental Staff Semiannual Meeting on October 23

Save the date for the next Kaleida Health Medical/Dental Staff Semiannual Meeting on Wednesday, October 23, 2019 at Salvatore’s Italian Gardens, 6461 Transit Road, Buffalo, NY 14043.

   • Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres begin at 5:15 p.m.
   • Business meeting and dinner will begin at 6 p.m.
   • Open bar following meeting
   • Flu shots available

Due to limited space, this event is first-come, first-served, and RSVP is required by Wednesday, October 9, 2019. To RSVP, visit  

If you are attending, please be sure to add the meeting to your own calendar as there will not be an invitation sent via Microsoft Outlook.

For questions, call the Kaleida Health Medical Staff Office at 859-5501.

Register Now: GVI Symposium October 11-12

Register now for the sixth annual Gates Vascular Institute Symposium: Updates in Cardiac, Vascular & Neuroendovascular Medicine.

This educational symposium will be held Friday, October 11, 2019, (full day) and Saturday, October 12, 2019, (half-day) at Hotel Henry, 444 Forest Ave., Buffalo, NY 14213.

Visit the Gates Vascular Institute Symposium website for additional details. We look forward to seeing you there!

September 14: Join Kaleida Health at CycleNation 2019

Kaleida Health is proud to once again sponsor the American Heart Association’s CycleNation fundraising event on Saturday, September 14, 2019 at the ADPRO Sports Training Center in Orchard Park, NY from 5-8 p.m. Dr. Elad Levy is returning as co-chair of the event alongside Dave Anderson, CEO of BlueCross BlueShield of WNY.

CycleNation is a high-energy relay-style indoor cycling event where company teams from across the region will ride to raise funds critical to cardiovascular research and educational programming right here in WNY. You can help contribute to the American Heart Association’s mission to be a relentless force for a world of longer, healthier lives free from heart disease and stroke.

Help Team Kaleida Health fill 20 slots (30-minute ride per person) at this year's CycleNation event - it's first come, first served! The event is designed for those who are avid cyclers and those who haven't tried it before. There will also be vendors and kid-friendly activities.

To sign up, visit Team Kaleida Health's page here and encourage your family, friends and co-workers to donate to the cause!

Need a little more inspiration? View last year’s sizzle reel, here!

If you need help joining the team or have questions, please contact Michelle Mason at the American Heart Association.

September 14-28: Walk to End Alzheimer’s

Great Lakes Health is proud to support The Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which is the nation’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Through the Walk to End Alzheimer's, we are supporting the 5.6 million Americans living with Alzheimer's disease, dementia and their caregivers.

Walk to End Alzheimer’s unites the entire community – family, friends, co-workers, social groups and more – in a display of combined strength and dedication in the fight against this devastating disease. While there is no fee to register, each participant is expected to fundraise in order to contribute to the cause and raise awareness.

Walkers can choose a team from three dates and four locations:

  • Saturday, September 14 - Outer Harbor (Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the walk at 10:30 a.m.)
         Buffalo General Medical Center/Gates Vascular Institute                       
         Captain: Kelly Masters                      
         Team page link:

                     Flint Road Regional Lab                       
                     Captain: Keith Hoerth                      
                     Team page link:

                     Larkin at Exchange                       
                     Team page link:

                     Millard Fillmore Suburban/DeGraff Memorial Hospital                       
                     Captain: Linda Capers-Wheeler and Barbara Neilson                      
                     Team page link:

                     Oishei Children's Hospital                       
                     Captain: Dianne Charsha                      
                     Team page link:

                     Terrace View LTC                       
                     Captain: Michele Samol                      
                     Team page link:

                     VNA of WNY                                 
                     Captain: Chelsea Kraska                                
                     Team page link:

  • Saturday, September 21- Batavia (Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk at 10:15 a.m.)
               VNA - GLOW Region                                 
               Captain: Roberta Jones                                  
              Team page link:
  • Saturday, September 21- Dunkirk (Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk at 10:15 a.m.)  

                      Brooks Memorial Hospital - TLC                                            
                      Co-captains: Janis Szot & Michele Hallmark                     
                      Team page link:

  • Saturday, September 28- Southern Tier (Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk at 10:15 a.m.)  

                     Olean General Hospital                      
                     Captains: Michelle Shim                     
                     Team page link:

At the Walk event, you can learn more about Alzheimer’s disease and the support programs and services offered by the WNY chapter. Please help us to #EndAlz.

October 12: Kaleida Time to Shine Ball

Join us for the 21st annual Kaleida Ball on Saturday, October 12, 2019 from 6 p.m.-midnight at the Seneca Niagara Casino in Niagara Falls, NY.

The event will feature a seated dinner, dancing and music by party band Liquid Blue. Cocktail attire.

For ticket and sponsorship information, visit