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Harlem Residency in Family Medicine Now Accepting Applications for July 2012

March 27, 2012

For more up to date application information, please click here. The Institute for Family Health is accepting applications for eight family medicine PGY1s to begin training in July 2012 at the Harlem Residency in...

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Institute’s Bronx Health REACH Program featured in two New York City Publications

March 2, 2012

The Institute’s Bronx Health REACH program, funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), was featured in two New York City publications. Made up of a coalition of community based organizations, health...

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CenteringPregnancy™ is Awarded “Leading Practice” Designation by the March of Dimes

December 12, 2011

The Institute is thrilled to announce that our CenteringPregnancy™ project was recently awarded the designation of “Leading Practice” by the March of Dimes. Given to organizations whose projects are making an impact in their communities,...

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Institute for Family Health Receives Teaching Health Center Funding to Launch Family Medicine Residency in Harlem

November 30, 2011

New York, NY (November 29, 2011) — The Institute for Family Health announced today that it has received federal funding from HRSA to open a second Teaching Health Center program in New York State,...

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Former Institute HealthCorps Member Featured in Interview

November 4, 2011

The National Association of Community Health Centers recently posted an interview with former Institute Healthcorp member, Amelia Goff. Now the Project Coordinator for the RCHN Community Health Foundation, Amelia spent her year of service...

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Dr. Linda Prine Featured in NY Daily News Op-Ed

November 4, 2011

In a recent opinion piece, “Bike Lanes Save Lives: Calmer Traffic is Good for All New Yorkers,” Linda Prine, M.D., the Institute’s Director of Women’s Health, and her co-author Ben Fried (a staff writer...

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Healthy Plates Around the World

October 5, 2011

The Institute for Family Health developed a series of “Healthy Plates” to help patients lose weight and manage diabetes and other conditions. Healthy Plates are easy to use and are available for Criollo (Puerto...

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Four New York State Health Centers Announce Partnership to Increase Access to Health Care for Children

September 16, 2011

September 14, 2011 – Four New York State health centers today announced a new, federally‐funded project to enroll more eligible children in public health insurance. In an effort to ensure a healthy childhood for...

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Dutchess County Healthy Families Program Breastfeeding Awareness Walk

September 2, 2011

The Institute for Family Health’s Dutchess County Healthy Families Program recently hosted their annual Breastfeeding Awareness walk and reception in honor of World Breastfeeding Week. Drawing on the 2011 theme of Talk to Me!...

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Ready to Quit? Kingston Family Health Center Receives National Recognition for Tobacco Cessation Project

September 1, 2011

Kingston, NY (June 27, 2011) ― The Institute for Family Health’s Kingston Family Health Center has been recognized by the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) for successfully completing a Tobacco Cessation Office Champions...

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Institute for Family Health Recognized for Best Practices in Teen Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

August 23, 2011

On June 1, the Institute for Family Health joined 12 other health organizations for the event “NYC Community Clinics Lead the Way! Recognition of Best Practices in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Services”. The...

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Congressman Charles Rangel Supports Parent-Child Bonding Through Reading Aloud at the Family Health Center at North General

August 8, 2011

Preschool age children listened attentively as Congressman Charles Rangel read Five Little Monkeys Jumping on a Bed aloud to them at the Institute’s Family Health Center at North General. The visit was made to support Reach Out...

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Help Save America’s Community Health Centers!

July 22, 2011

As elected officials work to balance the federal budget, some have proposed drastic spending cuts to Medicaid and to federally-qualified health center networks, such as the Institute for Family Health. You can help by...

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Institute for Family Health Purchases Former North General “Annex” – State-of-the-Art Community Health Center to Open in 2012

July 5, 2011

July 5, 2011 – The Institute for Family Health announced today that it has purchased a six-story building in Harlem previously occupied by North General Hospital located at 1824 Madison Avenue.

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CHCANYS and the Institute for Family Health Partner…

June 28, 2011

CHCANYS and the Institute for Family Health Partner to Reduce Untreated Depression Among Older Adults in New York City   The Fan Fox & Leslie R. Samuels Foundation Supports Vital Depression Collaborative in Four...

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National Library of Medicine launches MedlinePlus Connect

June 20, 2011

The National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library and a component of the National Institutes of Health (NIH), has formally launched MedlinePlus Connect. This free service allows health organizations and health information...

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