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Taking Small Steps to Prevent Diabetes

December 19, 2016

The holiday season is a good time to focus on diabetes and what we can do to prevent it. During the holidays we gather with friends and family to enjoy many traditions — which...

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“Socks & Roll” – Making an Impact on the City’s Homeless

December 15, 2016

Dr. Nikki Neretin, our medical director for homeless services, wrote this message to students, faculty and staff of Columbia Teachers College, after their generous donation of socks to her homeless patients. To read more sock...

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#WednesdayWisdom from Dr. Neil Calman

December 14, 2016

Dr. Neil Calman is the President and CEO of the Institute for Family Health.

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Institute Staff Give Back for the Holidays!

December 13, 2016

Institute staff celebrated the holiday season at our staff appreciation event at Anthony’s Pier 9 in New Windsor, NY, Saturday, December 10th.  There were over 900 staff and guests in attendance.  Many staff members...

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Meet the Institute’s new Reproductive Health Research Director

December 12, 2016

As our new Reproductive Health Research Director, Dr. Susan Rubin, MPH will be overseeing the many different reproductive health research activities being conducted across the Institute. She will also be involved in mentoring three of...

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The Institute Observes World AIDS Day

December 2, 2016

Yesterday, December 1st, was World AIDS Day. Every year, the Institute’s COMPASS program organizes an observance of World AIDS Day at various sites, to remember the patients (friends/family/community members) we have lost, and pledge our support to...

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We’re Open for the Thanksgiving Weekend!

November 22, 2016

A few of our health centers have regular or extended hours on Thanksgiving Day and through the weekend. When you need us most, our providers are here to help you! Click here to view our...

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National Recovery Month Recap: #CelebrateRecovery Tips of the Week

September 30, 2016

Today is the last day of National Recovery Month. Each week, we shared a #CelebrateRecovery tip from our Director of Substance Abuse Prevention, Thomas McCarry, LMHC

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Notes from the Field: Empowering Patients in Harlem

September 28, 2016

Dr. Richard Gadomski is a second year resident in our Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. As part of his residency training, Dr. Gadomski assists a local nonprofit, Harlem Children’s Zone, with health-related initiatives. Since I began working with...

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Bronx Assemblymember Sepulveda joins Institute to Celebrate Renovation and Expansion of Stevenson Family Health Center

September 9, 2016

(Photo: From left – Dr. Neil Calman, Assemblymember Luis Sepulveda, Dr. Alba Pumarol, Dr. Eric Gayle, John McBride and Maxine Golub in front of Stevenson Family Health Center on Thurs. September 8, 2016.) Thursday...

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Notes from the Field: Advocating for the Health of the Latino Community

August 31, 2016

Dr. Orlando Sola is a third year resident in our Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. In his free time he works with the Latino Medical Student Association (LMSA). (Photo courtesy of LMSA Policy Committee) The 2016...

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National Health Center Week Recap: Meet our #InstituteInnovators

August 18, 2016

Last week we celebrated National Health Center Week by showcasing our #InstituteInnovators. The theme for the week was “Celebrating America’s Health Centers: Innovators in Community Health.” At the Institute, our innovators are working tirelessly...

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Notes from the Field: Lending a Helping hand to the African Diaspora

July 29, 2016

Dr. Demetri Blanas is an alum of the  Harlem Residency in Family Medicine program. He graduated last month with the class of 2016.  As part of his residency training, Dr. Blanas assisted local nonprofit, African Services Committee(ASC), with health-related initiatives....

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Institute Harlem Residency Grads Continue Service to Underserved Communities

July 19, 2016

  Last month, members of our Harlem Residency in Family Medicine class of 2016 graduated and are now taking next steps in their family medicine careers. Many of the graduates will continue to practice family medicine...

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Meet Our New Family Medicine Residents – Class of 2019

July 1, 2016

Today is the first day of work for new residents across our three family medicine residency programs. From Manhattan to the Mid-Hudson Valley, these 27 family physicians are gearing up to provide outstanding primary health...

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