The Institute Blog

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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Meet Our New Family Medicine Residents – Class of 2019

July 1, 2016

Today is the first day of work for new residents across our three family medicine residency programs. From Manhattan to the Mid-Hudson Valley, these 27 family physicians are gearing up to provide outstanding primary health...

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Institute Physician to Begin Fellowship in Adolescent Substance Use Prevention

May 11, 2016

Dr. Mark Sinclair (third from left), recent graduate (Class of 2016) of the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine, will be the first fellow in the Institute for Family Health’s Fellowship in Addiction Medicine. The Addiction...

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Notes from the Field: A Humbling Experience at the NY Common Pantry

May 5, 2016

Dr. Amalia Dorelien recently graduated from the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. As part of her residency training, Dr. Dorelien assisted a local nonprofit, New York Common Pantry. What local organization did you work with? What is their...

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Dr. Pérez-Stable, Director of the NIMHD, gets to know the Institute

April 8, 2016

Photo: Dr. Pérez-Stable tours the Family Health Center of Harlem with Institute president, Dr. Calman. This morning, Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable presented the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s April Grand Rounds. Dr. Pérez-Stable, the Director of...

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Institute doc Shares “Fresh Perspective” on Training and Providing Health Care in NYC

April 6, 2016

Dr. Margaux Lazarin, MPH, an alumni of our Mount Sinai Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Medicine and provider at Urban Horizons Family Health Center in the Bronx, recently penned a blog for the AAFP (American Academy of Family...

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