The Institute Blog

Celebrating 20 Years of Training Family Physicians and Honoring Dr. Red Schiller

May 24, 2017

On Friday, May 19th, the Institute for Family Health celebrated the 20th Anniversary of the Beth Israel/Mount Sinai Downtown Family Medicine Residency. The event honored Dr. Robert “Red” Schiller for his years of dedication...

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The Evolution of Health Care: Dr. Joe Llenos, Class of 2009

May 18, 2017

Dr. Llenos graduated from the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program in 2009. He continues to practice family medicine at a clinic in Caldwell, Idaho. He spoke with us recently about how his time...

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The Evolution of Health Care: Dr. Resa Caivano, Class of 2006

May 11, 2017

Dr. Resa Caivano is a 2006 graduate of our Mount Sinai/Beth Israel Family Medicine Residency program. She remains committed to serving medically underserved populations. In addition to seeing patients daily, she works with a...

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Residents and Faculty of the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Residency Program Meet with Congressman, John Faso

April 12, 2017

  Late last month, a group of about 40 medical professionals, including residents and faculty from the Institute’s Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Program, met in private with U.S. Rep. John Faso, who represents New York’s 19th...

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An Exchange of Ideas and Camaraderie During Annual Resident Research Day

April 10, 2017

It’s a rare occasion when all three family medicine residency programs of the Institute for Family Health are in the same clinic, let alone the same room. Last week, residents and faculty from the...

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The Institute’s Dr. Aimee Smith Joins IMPLICIT Leadership Council

February 6, 2017

Mid- Hudson residency faculty member,  Dr. Aimee Smith recently joined the prestigious IMPLICIT Leadership Council. When asked about joining the IMPLICIT Leadership Council, Dr. Smith said “I started working with the IMPLICIT Network nine years...

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Notes from the Field: Empowering Patients in Harlem

September 28, 2016

Dr. Richard Gadomski is a second year resident in our Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. As part of his residency training, Dr. Gadomski assists a local nonprofit, Harlem Children’s Zone, with health-related initiatives. Since I began working with...

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Notes from the Field: Advocating for the Health of the Latino Community

August 31, 2016

Dr. Orlando Sola is a third year resident in our Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. In his free time he works with the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA). (Photo courtesy of LMSA Policy Committee) The 2016...

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Notes from the Field: Lending a Helping hand to the African Diaspora

July 29, 2016

Dr. Demetri Blanas is an alum of the  Harlem Residency in Family Medicine program. He graduated last month with the class of 2016.  As part of his residency training, Dr. Blanas assisted local nonprofit, African Services Committee(ASC), with health-related initiatives....

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Institute Harlem Residency Grads Continue Service to Underserved Communities

July 19, 2016

  Last month, members of our Harlem Residency in Family Medicine class of 2016 graduated and are now taking next steps in their family medicine careers. Many of the graduates will continue to practice family medicine...

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