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Dr. Petros Levounis Presents Grand Rounds on February 12th

New York, NY (February 5, 2016) – Petros Levounis, MD, MA will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s February Grand Rounds. His presentation, entitled “Recovery in Mental Health and Recovery in Addiction Treatment,” will address similarities and differences between the concept of recovery in mental health and in addiction treatment and discuss …read more


Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Resident Speaks at New York State AHEC Breakfast

Albany, NY (February 4, 2016) — Second year Mid-Hudson family medicine resident Andres Gonzalez, MD, addressed the NYS Area Health Education Center (AHEC) System Legislative breakfast. He spoke  about the importance of  programs like AHEC and the Teaching Health Center program that  provide health professional students and residents with opportunities to work in rural, underserved …read more


An Institute Hospital Partner Receives Statewide Recognition for Quality Care

The Institute’s hospital partner and inpatient training site in the Mid-Hudson Valley, HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley, announced today that its two hospital campuses in Kingston rank No. 2 and No. 3 for having the lowest hospital-acquired condition rates in New York State. The rankings were published by the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid …read more


Stephen Berger Talks about the Evolution of the Health Care System

New York, NY (January 10, 2016) – On Friday, January 8, 2016,  the Mount Sinai Department of Family Medicine and Community Health hosted Stephen Berger, currently chairman of the private investment firm Odyssey Investment Partners, who spoke at the Department’s Grand Rounds. Berger, who headed up the Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century …read more

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February 10, 2016
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February 09, 2016
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Filling the Mental Health gap in the Bronx

February 10, 2016

Victoria Ward, LCSW, Bronx Regional Director of Psychosocial Services for the Institute spoke with us about the new Early Childhood Mental Health Program which operates out of our Walton Family Health Center. Describe your role...

Featured Researcher: Dr. Casey Crump

Featured Researcher: Dr. Casey Crump

February 2, 2016

Dr. Casey Crump is the new vice chair for research in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Mount Sinai. In addition to being a researcher, Dr. Crump is a family practitioner...


Notes from the Field: Providing Health Care & Hope in Haiti

January 27, 2016

The Institute operates three family medicine residency programs and each resident volunteers with a community organization outside of their work hours. So, once a month a resident will share a story “from the field” here on the...