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The Institute Celebrates 18 Medical Assistant Program Graduates

New York, NY (June 19, 2015) – Yesterday, the Institute celebrated the achievements of 18 staff members that have recently completed a Medical Assistant program. The program started as an effort to partner healthcare and education together to better meet workforce needs. Together with the New York Alliance for Careers in Healthcare, Lehman College and the Borough of …read more


Dr. Angela Diaz Presents Grand Rounds on June 12th

New York, NY (June 5, 2015) – Angela Diaz, MD, MPH will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s June Grand Rounds. Her presentation, entitled “Trends in Adolescent Health,” will address the current status of adolescent health and emerging issues within the field, as well as the unique challenges of serving an urban adolescent population …read more

While crime rates in the Bronx fell 71% from 1993 to 2001, the borough still has a long way to go. Exposure to and fear of crime has negative effects on mental and emotional health. Unsafe streets can also prevent residents, young and old, from going outside and engaging in heart-healthy physical activity.

Institute for Family Health Receives $1,250,000 Grant from NYS Department of Health to Promote Healthier School Environments and Communities in the Bronx

New York, NY (June 3, 2015) – The Institute for Family Health received a $1,250,000 grant to promote healthy environments in Bronx public schools and communities for the next five years, through New York State’s Healthy Schools and Communities program. Dr. Neil Calman, the Institute’s president and CEO, said, “The Institute’s Bronx Health REACH program …read more


Active Design Toolkit for Schools Celebrated at Earth School Rooftop Garden

Publication features success stories and resources to help schools increase opportunities for physical activity among students New York, NY (May 22, 2015) — This week, the Partnership for a Healthier New York City released the Active Design Toolkit for Schools with a celebration at the Earth School’s rooftop garden, “the Fifth Street Farm.” The Earth School …read more

July 04, 2015
Happy 4th of July!... read more

July 01, 2015
Happy official first day to our new residents! These new doctors will work in our health centers th... read more

June 28, 2015
Some snapshots from our table at the #NYCPride Fest. Our staff will be out on Hudson Street until ... read more

June 28, 2015
Happy Pride! Our LGBTQ Health Task Force is out at the NYC Pride (The Official NYC LGBT Pride Organi... read more

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