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Notes from the Field: Painting A Mural in Harlem

March 30, 2016

Dr. Christine Chang is a first-year resident in the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine program.  As part of their residency training, residents assist a local nonprofit. Dr. Chang and her fellow residents assisted in beautifying the waiting area at Violence...

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Dr. Virna Little talks Zero Suicide in Healthcare

March 28, 2016

Virna Little, PsyD, LCSW-R, SAP, the Institute’s SVP for Psychosocial Services and Community Affairs, contributed to a document called Zero Suicide: An International Declaration for Better Healthcare. The document was developed by a group...

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The Institute Celebrates Our Community HealthCorps Team for AmeriCorps Week (March 5th – March 12th)

March 8, 2016

New York, NY (March 8, 2015) – This week is AmeriCorps Week and what better time to recognize the hard-working AmeriCorps members that staff our health centers.  We currently have 19 young health professionals...

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Support the Institute through AmazonSmile!

March 2, 2016

Shopping on Amazon? You can support the work of the Institute for Family Health through AmazonSmile, which donates 0.5% of the price on Amazon purchases to the Institute through their website. Just click the...

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Notes from the Field: A Healthy Start in Harlem

February 26, 2016

Dr. Chandra Singh is a third-year resident in the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. As part of her residency training, Dr. Singh assists a local nonprofit, Harlem Children’s Zone, with health-related initiatives. The Harlem Children’s Zone...

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The Institute’s Maxine Golub is Honored at the Third Annual ECHO Free Clinic Gala

February 12, 2016

Bronx, NY (February 12, 2016) – Last night, the ECHO Free Clinic, held its third annual gala at the Bronx Museum of the Arts. Maxine Golub, the Institute’s SVP for Planning and Development was the...

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Filling the Mental Health gap in the Bronx

February 10, 2016

Victoria Ward, LCSW, Bronx Regional Director of Psychosocial Services for the Institute spoke with us about the new Early Childhood Mental Health Program which operates out of our Walton Family Health Center. Describe your role...

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Featured Researcher: Dr. Casey Crump

February 2, 2016

Dr. Casey Crump is the new vice chair for research in the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health at Mount Sinai. In addition to being a researcher, Dr. Crump is a family practitioner...

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Save our Teaching Health Centers – #SaveOurDocs

January 12, 2016

Photo: Class of 2018 residents from our THC-funded Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. Our Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program is partially funded by THC. WHAT IS AT RISK? Though the THCGME (Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical...

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We’re Here for the Holidays!

December 21, 2015

Many of our health centers have regular or extended hours over the next two weeks.  If you get sick over the holidays or just want to get one last physical before 2015 is out,...

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THE PRESIDENT'S BLOG

Random Acts of Kindness: A Thanksgiving Reflection

November 26, 2015

Thanksgiving day, starts the holiday season for many of us and with it, the flood of emotions that often take residence in us during these weeks. While taking the time to count our blessings,...

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Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): The Healthy Plate Method

November 25, 2015

Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, our final #DiabetesMonth “Health Tip of the Week” offers some advice about portion control. The Institute created a series of cultural “Healthy Plates” to depict a simple and effective...

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Meet Our Diabetes Team: Margaret Walsh, FNP

November 20, 2015

Continuing with our weekly introductions to members of our “diabetes team,” in recognition of American Diabetes Month, meet Margaret Walsh, FNP (Family Nurse Practitioner) from Walton Family Health Center in the Bronx, NY. You may recall seeing Margaret...

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Health Tip of the Week (#DiabetesMonth): Stress Free Zone

November 18, 2015

Stress can cause blood glucose levels to be high.  In people who have diabetes this can be an issue because there is not enough insulin to get the increased blood sugars into cells. Reducing...

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Meet Our Diabetes Team: Ashleigh Glowacki

November 13, 2015

In recognition of American Diabetes Month, each week this month we will highlight one staff member that works on our diabetes team. This week, meet Ashleigh Glowacki, Diabetes Prevention and Education Coach at Kingston...

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