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Welcome to Upstate University Hospital! Medical Staff Services primary location is at 4900 Broad Road,  Physician's Office Building North, Suite 4L, Syracuse, NY 13215. All staff are located in this suite unless otherwise noted below.

Please get in touch with us if you have any questions before, during, or after you join us!  

Medical Staff Services Team Members

Fax: 315-464-8524

Beth Erwin

Beth Erwin, CPCS, CPMSM
Director, Medical Staff Services & Quality Project Management

  • Bylaws / Bylaws Committee
  • Medical Staff Policies
  • Medical Executive Committee
  • Quality / Medical Staff projects

Phone: 315-464-8521

1100A UH

Nicole Cormier

Nicole Cormier, CPCS

  • Credentials Committee
  • Antibiotic Stewardship Committee
  • Medical Operations Committee
  • Department Quality Assurance 
  • Credentialing and privileging process

Phone: 315-492-5553


Candace Yackel
Administrative Assistant

Phone: 315-464-5733

1100 UH

Erica Bolesh

Erica Bolesh
Onboarding Specialist

  • Onboarding services
  • Department of Anesthesiology
  • Department of Emergency Medicine
  • Department of OB/GYN

Phone: 315-492-5646

Michelle Endresz

Michelle Endresz
Senior Credentialing Specialist

  • Department of Medicine
  • Department of Geriatrics
  • Find-A-Doc
  • Electronic Death Registry System
  • Website maintenance

Phone: 315-492-5732

Michele Smelkoff

Michele Smelkoff
Assistant Director

  • Telemedicine document sharing
  • Department of Dental Surgery
  • Department of Neurology
  • Department of Surgery
  • Department of Neurosurgery

Phone: 315-492-5705 

Jennifer Courtwright

Jennifer Courtwright
Credentialing Coordinator

  • Department of Pediatrics
  • Department of Radiation Oncology
  • Department of Otolaryngology

Phone: 315-492-5704

Annette Capria

Annette Capria

Credentialing Coordinator

  • Department of Pathology
  • Department of Urology
  • Department of Psychiatry
  • Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Department of Family Medicine Practice

Phone: 315-492-5713 

Elizabeth Miles

Elizabeth Miles
Credentialing Coordinator

  • Department of Orthopedics
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Department of Radiology 

Phone: 315-492-3684


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Geraldine Dawson
Per diem Coordinator

  • Observers
  • Rotating PA, NP, CRNA, Midwifery students (non-Upstate)
  • Proctoring

Phone: 315-492-3213

Fax: 315-464-8524