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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Institute Board Members Join NACHC to Express Importance of Community Health Centers with Lawmakers on Capitol Hill

April 19, 2017

Earlier this month Institute staff and board members attended the annual National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC), Policy & Issues Forum in Washington, D.C. Every year, health center leaders and public health leaders...

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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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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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Why We ♥ The ACA: Reason #1

February 14, 2017

Reason #1: We get to train more doctors who care about high-need communities. The ACA provided money for “Teaching Health Centers” that train primary care providers in health centers like the Institute.

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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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What an ACA Repeal Would Mean to Us

January 26, 2017

Given the recent news that Congress is acting quickly to repeal portions of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) – sometimes called “Obamacare” – we want to take a moment to share with you the...

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