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The Institute’s Dr. Neil S. Calman Elected Board Chair of CHCANYS

New York, NY (March 8, 2018) – Dr. Neil S. Calman, president and CEO of the Institute for Family Health, has been named board chair of the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS), New York State’s primary care association. Dr. Calman was elected to serve as board chair at the annual CHCANYS membership …read more


Dr. Dennis Charney Presents Grand Rounds on March 9th

New York, NY (March 7, 2018) – Dennis Charney, MD, will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s March Grand Rounds. His presentation, titled “Resilience: The Science of Mastering Life’s Greatest Challenges,” will provide learners with an understanding and overview of how psychological stress alters brain function, the psychobiological mechanisms of human resilience …read more

Weather Update

Winter Storm Update – Wednesday, March 7

Wednesday, March 7: Due to the storm, all Mid Hudson Valley locations are closed today, Wednesday, March 7.  New York City locations will close at 5pm. If you have questions, please call your health center. Stay safe and warm!


Institute Board Member Jeanne Thelwell Receives 2018 Dorothy Kartashevich Consumer Award from CHCANYS

New York, NY (March 5, 2018) – Today, Institute board member Jeanne Thelwell was presented with the 2018 Dorothy Kartashevich Consumer Award. Ms. Thelwell was presented the award during the annual Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS) Advocacy Day in Albany, NY. The award was established in honor of the late Dorothy Kartashevich, a Sunset Park …read more

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What is Wellness?

March 2, 2018

The Wellness Connection program at the Institute for Family Health coordinates mental health, substance abuse, medical, case and care management services, and a variety of wellness-centered groups to help you make the choices that...


The Health Center Funding Cliff Has Been Restored!

February 9, 2018

We did it! Thanks, in part, to the advocacy and solidarity shown among health center staff and supporters, Congress has voted to reauthorize several federal programs that are critical to the important work of...


Institute Staff Stand with Health Centers Nationwide on #RedAlert4CHCs National Day of Demonstration

February 7, 2018

Staff around the Institute's network wore red in support of the National Day of Demonstration urging Congress to #FixtheCliff and fund community health centers.