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We’re Here for the Holidays

December 20, 2018

We wish you a happy and healthy holiday week – but if you need us, we’ll be here. Our call center and some of our health centers will be open throughout the holidays, even...

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The Institute Files Comments on Proposed “Public Charge” Rule

December 10, 2018

On December 10, 2018, the Institute for Family Health submitted comments on proposed changes to the so-called Public Charge rule. The proposed changes, published by the federal government in October, would change how immigration...

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Primary Care Fellowships at the Institute

November 30, 2018

The Institute for Family Health is committed to training the next generation of allied health professionals to provide high quality, family-oriented care to people in underserved communities. The Institute operates five innovative Fellowships for...

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Open Enrollment 2018

November 15, 2018

No insurance? Now through January 15, 2019, you may be able to enroll in health insurance through the NYS Health Plan Marketplace. The New York State Health Plan Marketplace can help you: shop for...

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Bronx Health REACH Rallies for Bronx to be #Not62

October 30, 2018

At a rally on Monday, the Institute-led Bronx Health REACH program, REACH Coalition members, elected officials and community residents gathered to demand health improvements in the Bronx, the New York State county with the...

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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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Coming Soon – A New Look for MyChart

September 28, 2018

On October 20th, 2018, MyChart will have a brand new look! MyChart is the Institute’s patient portal website, where users can access their health records and manage their health care. We think users will...

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The Institute Joins National “All of Us” Research Recruitment Effort

September 28, 2018

This month, the Institute received support from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration to join in a country-wide effort to enroll 1 million diverse U.S. residents in a pioneering national research program, All of Us....

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Suicide Safety Plan Wallet Cards at the Institute

September 10, 2018

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. The Institute has helped many people who’ve had thoughts of suicide, through our counseling services, Safety Planning Groups and more. Recently, we developed a pocket-size safety planning “wallet...

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Celebrating Health Centers and Democracy at National Health Center Week 2018

August 31, 2018

This month, the Institute for Family Health participated in National Health Center Week (August 12th- 18th). An initiative of the National Association of Community Health Centers and the Health Center Advocacy Network, National Health...

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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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Prenatal Care is Better Together: CenteringPregnancy at the Institute

August 16, 2018

Have you seen the latest addition to IFH’s YouTube channel? A new video launched last week, showcasing the CenteringPregnancy model. This style of group prenatal care is currently offered at Stevenson, Walton, Harlem and...

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The Nation’s First Ever Maternal Health Awareness Week Kicks Off with a ‘March for Moms’

May 11, 2018

On Sunday, May 6, health providers, advocates, and families gathered on the National Mall in Washington D.C. to kick off a three-day event, March for Moms. This was the second annual rally to raise...

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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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Institute Hosts Press Conference for Manhattan District Attorney to Announce “Redefining Reentry” Initiative

April 9, 2018

Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr., today announced the investment of $7.2 million to expand healthcare, education, housing, and employment opportunities for New Yorkers reentering their communities from jail or prison. The Manhattan...

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