Three #InstituteInnovators are Honored by Acclaimed Health Organizations for Leading the Way in Family Medicine

  New York, NY (January 9, 2017) – Three Institute for Family Health clinicians have received honors from leading health organizations for their work in the field of family medicine.  Cynthia Kim, a clinical social worker, and Drs. Seema Shah and Jonas Telson, both family physicians, have demonstrated excellence in serving medically underserved communities through …read more

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Amsterdam Family Health Center will Reopen on Monday January 9th

New York, NY (January 6, 2017) — The Amsterdam Family Health Center will reopen at 8:30am on Monday, January 9th. It had been closed due to a burst steam pipe. Please call 212-865-4104 to make an appointment or speak to your doctor. Current patients may also use MyChart to make an appointment, speak to your doctor, get a referral …read more

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The Institute will Launch Nurse Practitioner Fellowship Program in July 2017

New York, NY (December 16, 2016) – Beginning in July 2017, the Institute for Family Health will pilot a one-year Nurse Practitioner Fellowship program at its Walton Family Health Center in the Bronx. The program will prepare newly-licensed family nurse practitioners (FNPs) to provide outstanding primary care to people of all ages in underserved communities. …read more

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Amsterdam Family Health Center will be closed until Further Notice

The Amsterdam Family Health Center will be closed until further noticedue to a burst steam pipe. Please call 844-434-2778 to make an appointment or speak to your doctor. Current patients may also use MyChart to make an appointment, speak to your doctor, get a referral or a prescription refill.

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The Institute Receives over $500,000 to Expand Health Workforce Retraining Initiative Program

New York, NY (November 7, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health was recently awarded $536,360 in New York State funding over the next two years to expand its current Health Workforce Retraining Initiative (HWRI) Program in New York City and the Northern Metro regions. The overarching goals of this transformation are to improve health …read more

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The Institute Receives over $500,000 to Expand Health Workforce Retraining Initiative Program

The Institute Receives New York State Funding to Promote Practice Transformation in Health Centers

New York, NY (November 3, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health has been selected to train community health centers in New York City, Westchester and Rockland counties to implement the Advanced Primary Care (APC) model as part of the New York State Practice Transformation Technical Assistance Services program. The award is from the New …read more

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The Institute Receives New York State Funding to Promote Practice Transformation in Health Centers

The Institute Teams up with Ellenville Judge to Offer Treatment Alternative for Opioid Abusers

Ellenville, NY (October 24, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health and Judge Matthew Parker of the Village of Ellenville Court have partnered to offer an innovative approach to criminal justice for those suffering from opioid abuse or dependence. Opioid abusers who are arrested in Ellenville will be referred by Judge Parker to the Institute’s …read more

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The Institute Receives $1 Million Grant to Improve Health of Isolated Older Adults in Ulster County

New York, NY (September 21, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded $1 million in New York State Office of Mental Health funding to improve services for older adults in Ulster County. The funding will support a “triple partnership” of mental health, substance abuse and aging service providers who will collaborate to find and …read more

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The Institute and U.S. Rep. José E. Serrano host ‘Transforming Primary Care for the 21st Century’

Photo: From left, Congressman Serrano and Dr. Neil Calman New York, NY (September 20, 2016) – On Tuesday, September 13th, members of Congress, public health experts, and leadership from the award-winning health center network the Institute for Family Health explored the future of primary care and identified the gaps in the current health care system …read more

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The Institute for Family Health Receives National Award for Innovation in Diabetes Care

New York, NY (August 31, 2016) – The Institute for Family Health was one of 10 community health centers honored by BD, Direct Relief and the National Association of Community Health Centers (NACHC) with an Innovations in Care Award at the 2016 Community Health Institute and EXPO in Chicago. Part of the BD Helping Build …read more

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The Institute for Family Health Receives National Award for Innovation in Diabetes Care