Dr. Neil Calman Inducted into National Academy of Medicine
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Dr. Neil Calman Inducted into National Academy of Medicine

October 30, 2018

In a ceremony in Washington, D.C., this month, Institute co-founder, president & CEO Dr. Neil Calman was officially inducted into the prestigious National Academy of Medicine. With more than four decades of experience as...

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The Institute at the AAFP National Conference

August 19, 2018

From August 2-4, 2018, several Institute for Family Health staff members attended the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) National Conference of Family Medicine Residents and Medical Students in Kansas City, MO.  The conference is a...

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The Institute’s Dr. Linda Prine Wins Excellence in Education Award from Society of Teachers of Family Medicine

May 10, 2018

This week during the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine (STFM) Annual Spring Conference, Dr. Linda Prine was awarded the Excellence in Education Award. With the Excellence in Education Award, STFM honors and recognizes an...

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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...

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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...

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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.

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Community Health Centers Around the Nation Are in Limbo, Awaiting Final Federal Spending Bill

January 25, 2018

In what has been an unprecedented funding lapse, Congress has yet to fund the nation’s community health centers, the National Health Service Corps (NHSC), Teaching Health Centers Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program, and other...

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The Institute and Social Security Administration Collaborate to Make Social Security Disability Process More Efficient

October 26, 2017

The SSA will receive medical records within minutes or hours, as compared to weeks through the traditional manual process (mail, fax, or secure website). The electronic process saves time and money.

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Congressman Joseph Crowley Visits the Institute’s Center for Counseling in the Bronx

October 20, 2017

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley visited our Center for Counseling at Frisby Avenue in the Bronx. The congressman serves New York's 14th District and is Chairman of the Democratic Caucus.

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#NSPM: Preventing Suicide with Safety Planning Groups at the Institute for Family Health, a Q&A with our Director of Suicide Prevention

September 28, 2017

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Our Director of Suicide Prevention, Sarah A. Bernes, MPH, LMSW shared with us some information about a new service at the Institute - Suicide Safety Planning Groups.

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