Hospitalist jobs in Buffalo typically have as a stipulation Hospitalist board certification (or eligibility) and an active New York medical license. Doing a Hospitalist residency or fellowship in New York is beneficial because it implies the physician is aware of NY licensure requirements.
Hospitalist salaries for the east region of the U.S., including Buffalo, NY, average around $192,931. By comparison the U.S. average Hospitalist salary is $211,835, meaning Hospitalist jobs in Buffalo pay about 91.1% of the national average.
Thanks to unusual insurance and liability laws of New York, care should be taken to address issues like insurance premiums.
More generally, the effect of the healthcare reform bill on reimbursement rates for Hospitalist practices is not yet obvious.