The Institute Blog

We stand with transgender youth

March 10, 2017

The Institute’s LGBTQ Health Task Force works to assure access to LGBTQ-affirming health care throughout our organization. In light of recent national events, we wanted to reassert our support for policies that promote the...

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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #3

March 3, 2017

Reason #3: The ACA requires insurance plans to cover basic preventive services for women. Many of our patients have benefited from the ACA’s requirement that all health plans cover preventive services for women without...

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National Health Center Week Recap: Meet our #InstituteInnovators

August 18, 2016

Last week we celebrated National Health Center Week by showcasing our #InstituteInnovators. The theme for the week was “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health.” At the Institute, our innovators are working tirelessly...

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Exploring Identity and Art at a School-Based Health Center

June 17, 2016

  Olivia Button, a 2015-16 Community HealthCorps member, worked at one of the Institute’s school-based health centers this year. As a part of her service, she helped put on an art show to help...

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Notes from the Field: Home Runs and Health with Harlem’s Youth

June 3, 2016

Dr. Bamidele Olatunbosun is a third-year resident in the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine program, set to graduate this month.  As part of his residency training, Dr. Olatunsbosun and a few of his fellow residents assisted local...

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Adolescents: Back to School; Back for a Health Check

October 9, 2015

As kids return to school, the Fall season is also a great time to think about their yearly check-up. This is especially true for adolescents (kids and young adults ages 10-19). Why is adolescent...

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Bronx High School Students Celebrate the Installation of Three New Water Fountains

September 22, 2015

Bronx, NY (September 22, 2015) — Last week, Preston High School, an all-girls school in Throggs Neck, celebrated the installation of three new water fountains at a school-wide ribbon-cutting ceremony. The new fountains were...

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