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Join the Institute’s AIDS Walk Team in NYC

May 10, 2016

This Sunday, May 15th, is New York City’s annual AIDS Walk. The walk inspires hundreds of thousand of New Yorkers to walk and raise money to fight HIV/AIDS. The funds raised at the event remain a...

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Get to Know The Institute’s PurpLE Clinic

May 6, 2016

Photo: Dr. Ravi, center, and other staff celebrate 50 patient visits at the PurpLE Clinic. — Last month was Sexual Assault Awareness & Prevention Month. Last year, we opened a clinic for anyone who has...

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Notes from the Field: A Humbling Experience at the NY Common Pantry

May 5, 2016

Dr. Amalia Dorelien recently graduated from the Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. As part of her residency training, Dr. Dorelien assisted a local nonprofit, New York Common Pantry. What local organization did you work with? What is their...

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The Institute’s Zero Suicide Initiative used as Model by Epic Systems

May 4, 2016

Epic Systems recently used the Institute’s Zero Suicide efforts as a model or use-case for other healthcare organizations. The document, entitled “Preventing Suicides in Primary Care Settings” detailed how the Institute integrates mental health into...

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The Institute’s Harlem Health Center Called “Future” in Mental Health

May 4, 2016

In a recent visit to the Institute’s Family Health Center of Harlem, Norman Lamb, former UK Minister of Health, and David Covington, LPC, MBA, were impressed by the collaborative care model, our EHR use...

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Dr. Pérez-Stable, Director of the NIMHD, gets to know the Institute

April 8, 2016

Photo: Dr. Pérez-Stable tours the Family Health Center of Harlem with Institute president, Dr. Calman. This morning, Dr. Eliseo J. Pérez-Stable presented the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s April Grand Rounds. Dr. Pérez-Stable, the Director of...

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Institute doc Shares “Fresh Perspective” on Training and Providing Health Care in NYC

April 6, 2016

Dr. Margaux Lazarin, MPH, an alumni of our Mount Sinai Beth Israel Residency in Urban Family Medicine and provider at Urban Horizons Family Health Center in the Bronx, recently penned a blog for the AAFP (American Academy of Family...

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A Note of Gratitude on National Physicians Day

March 30, 2016

Dr. Robert Schiller is the Senior Vice President of Medical Affairs at the Institute.   “We don’t heal in isolation, but in community.”- S. Kelly Harrell Today is National Physician Appreciation Day.  Many of us...

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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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