The Institute Blog

I thought I knew…but had no idea

February 16, 2017

  When I began my position as a Diabetes Prevention Coach at the Family Health Center of Harlem, I knew part of my job would be to facilitate shared medical groups. One of these...

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Learning the Importance of Empathy in Healthcare

January 6, 2017

When I started my job last Fall as a Homeless Care Manager with the Community Health Practicum Program, I honestly did not know what to expect. On my first day at a homeless care...

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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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The Institute Celebrates Our Community HealthCorps Team for AmeriCorps Week (March 5th – March 12th)

March 8, 2016

New York, NY (March 8, 2015) – This week is AmeriCorps Week and what better time to recognize the hard-working AmeriCorps members that staff our health centers.  We currently have 19 young health professionals...

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