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The Institute for Family Health Relocates its New York City Corporate Headquarters to Harlem

  New York, NY (November 11, 2015) – The Institute for Family Health is delighted to announce that its New York City corporate headquarters are now located at 2006 Madison Avenue, at the corner of Madison Avenue and 128th Street in the historic neighborhood of Harlem.  The Institute’s administrative offices were previously at 16 East …read more

The Institute for Family Health is the First Federally Qualified Health Center in New York State to Receive Recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home from National Committee for Quality Assurance Under New, Stricter Standards

New York, NY (November 9, 2015) —Last week, the Institute for Family Health became the first federally qualified health center (FQHC) in New York State to receive Level 3 recognition as a Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) under their new, more stringent 2014 standards. This recognition acknowledges …read more


Dr. Elizabeth Ford, Ms. Ann-Marie Louison, and Mr. John Volpe Present Grand Rounds on November 13th

New York, NY  (November 6,2015) –Elizabeth Ford, MD, Ann-Marie Louison, MSW, and John Volpe, LCSW will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s November Grand Rounds. Their presentation, entitled “Innovation, Reform, Best Practices and Challenges: NYC’s Response to People with Mental Illnesses in the Criminal Justice System,” will familiarize clinicians with the prevalence of …read more


Dr. Venis Wilder Recognized as Emerging Leader at FMEC Annual Meeting

Boston, MA (November 2, 2015) – Dr. Venis Wilder was recognized as one of three Emerging Leaders at the Family Medicine Education Consortium (FMEC) Annual Meeting last weekend in Boston, MA. Dr. Wilder is the Associate Medical Director at the Family Health Center of Harlem and faculty for our Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. Congratulations Dr. Wilder!

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November 26, 2015
Happy Thanksgiving! And in case you missed it yesterday - some tips on how to keep your meal under c... read more

November 25, 2015
Just in time for Thanksgiving dinner tomorrow, our final #DiabetesMonth “Health Tip of the Week”... read more

November 23, 2015
Did you know you could use your WIC vegetable & fruit vouchers at NYC's Farmer's Markets? From Bro... read more

November 20, 2015
Meet Margaret, a Family Nurse Practitioner at our Walton Family Health Center. Each week during Amer... read more

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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...


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...