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New York Times Features Institute’s Harlem Residency in Family Medicine

March 26, 2015

March 26, 2015 – The New York Times today published “Amid Affordable Care Act Fight, a Health Center Program Struggles to Stay Alive,” featuring president & CEO Dr. Neil Calman, as well as Drs. Savita Gopal and Venis Wilder of the Institute’s Harlem Residency in Family Medicine. The piece describes the successful federal Teaching Health …read more


The Institute Holds Fourth Annual Research & Innovation Symposium

March 18, 2015

New York, NY (March 18, 2015) – The Institute’s annual Research & Innovation Symposium was held  Wednesday, March 11th at The New York Academy of Medicine.  The event allows the great minds of the Institute to share innovative research projects with colleagues, the community and Institute partners. There were 48 projects presented and about 180 …read more


The Institute Celebrates Our Community HealthCorps Team for AmeriCorps Week (March 9th – March 13th)

March 9, 2015

New York, NY (March 9, 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 18 young health professionals serving at sites all across the Institute as members of our Community HealthCorps program. They engage in immersive and important care, …read more


Dr. Lisa Bates Presents Grand Rounds on March 13th

March 6, 2015

New York, NY ( March 6, 2015) – Lisa Bates, SM, ScD will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s March Grand Rounds. Her presentation, entitled, “Social Determinants of Health: Rethinking the Behavioral Pathway,” will review the relative emphasis on social structure and agency in shaping individual health risk behaviors, describe approaches to health …read more


Institute for Family Health Featured on WNYC

March 4, 2015

New York, NY (March 4, 2015) – WNYC reporter Fred Mogul, recently dropped by the Institute’s Free Clinic at the Sidney Hillman/Phillips Family Practice on East 16th Street. He spoke with students and staff at the Saturday Free Clinic about the work they do. On Saturdays, the Institute runs a free clinic in lower Manhattan …read more


Institute Staff Help Raise Awareness at the Go Red For Women Luncheon

March 3, 2015

Poughkeepsie, NY (March 3, 2015) – Last Friday, Institute staff and residents attended the 2015  Dutchess-Ulster “Go Red For Women” Luncheon, hosted by the American Heart Association at The Grandview in Poughkeepsie, NY.  At the event, residents from the Institute offered blood pressure checks to help  the women in attendance “know their numbers.” One of …read more

Dr. Van Yu Presents Grand Rounds on February 13th

February 6, 2015

New York, NY (February 6, 2015) – Van Yu, MD will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s February Grand Rounds. His presentation, entitled, “Practicing Psychiatry in the Field with Homeless People,” will discuss the scope of homelessness in New York City; the relationship between homelessness, mental illness, and medical illness; as well …read more


Deadline Approaching to Sign up for Health Insurance under the Affordable Care Act

February 3, 2015

New York, NY (February 3, 2015) – February 15th is the deadline to enroll in a health insurance plan under the Affordable Care Act. Determining which insurance plan is best for you or your family can be a confusing process. Make an appointment at an Institute health center near you and a social worker or access …read more

Winter Storm Update

January 26, 2015

Due to the storm and travel advisories, the Institute’s Mid Hudson Valley locations will be CLOSED today Monday, February 2. If you need assistance, please call your health center to reach the doctor on call.


The Institute’s Prenatal Care Group, CenteringPregnancy,® Receives Gold Standard, Site Approval from the Centering Healthcare Institute

January 14, 2015

Kingston, NY (January 14, 2015) – The Institute for Family Health’s CenteringPregnancy® prenatal care group – a popular prenatal service offered at the Institute’s Ob/Gyn and Specialty Care Center of Kingston and Kingston Family Health Center – has received “Gold Standard” site approval from the Centering Healthcare Institute. This prestigious, official recognition is only given to …read more

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