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Med School/Health Center Collaboration in Harlem Launches New Program to Prepare the Next Generation of Primary Care Physicians

August 25, 2015

New York, NY (August 25, 2015) –  The Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS), its Department of Family Medicine & Community Health and The Institute for Family Health, today welcomed its first class of Primary Care Scholars Program (PCSP)students.  The six students were selected to participate in a four-year track designed to prepare …read more


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

August 21, 2015

Kingston, NY (August 21, 2015) – The Ob/Gyn and Specialty Care Center of Kingston has been granted continued site approval from the Centering Healthcare Institute– renewing the Gold Standard site approval achieved last June for the CenteringPregnancy program. This national recognition is given to practices that fulfill the 13 essential elements of the Centering model of …read more


#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: Keeping Our Community Healthy

August 15, 2015

New York, NY (August 15, 2015) – Today is the last day of National Health Center Week and our last photo of the day. These photos tell a story of the impact we have on the communities we serve. Our final “Photo of the Day,” is a scene from our Walton Family Health Center.  In celebration …read more


#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: Your “One Stop Shop” for Health Care

August 14, 2015

New York, NY (August 14, 2015) – Today is day six of National Health Center Week. The”Photo of the Day,” gives you a peek at our high quality dental services, which we provide at four of our health centers. We consider our health centers a “one stop shop” for your health care needs. In addition to …read more


#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: Fighting for Health Equality

August 13, 2015

New York, NY (August 13, 2015) – As we continue to celebrate this year’s National Health Center Week by sharing a photo a day, today’s photo is a bit of a “Throwback Thursday.” Through our Bronx Health REACH project we work to address health disparities in key health areas. The coalition includes over 70 community-based organizations, health …read more


#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: Looking to the Future

August 12, 2015

New York, NY (August 12, 2015) – The theme for National Health Center Week is “America’s Health Centers- Celebrating Our Legacy, Shaping Our Future.” For day four of National Health Center Week, our photo of the day reflects the “Shaping our Future” part of this year’s theme.  The Institute’ three family medicine residency programs prepare medical school graduates …read more


Dr. John Epling Presents Grand Rounds on August 14th

August 12, 2015

New York, NY (August 12, 2015) – John W. Epling, MD, MSEd, FAAFP will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s August Grand Rounds. His presentation, entitled “You are the Key to HPV Cancer Prevention: Understanding the Burden of HPV Disease, the Importance of the HPV Vaccine Recommendation, and Communicating about HPV Vaccination,” will …read more

Institute for Family Health Receives $350,000 in Funding to Support HIV Programs in the Bronx and Manhattan

August 12, 2015

New York, NY (August  12, 2015) – The Institute for Family Health received a total of $350,000  in grant funding from the New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute to support two HIV/AIDS programs in the Bronx and Manhattan. The two grants will support primary care retention and adherence services at the Institute’s Sidney …read more


#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: The Early Days at Walton Family Health Center

August 11, 2015

New York, NY (August 11, 2015) – Today marks day 3 of National Health Center Week.  For our third “Photo of the Day” we are highlighting one of our health centers located in the Bronx – Walton Family Health Center.


#NHCW15 Photo of the Day: An Alternate Model of Prenatal Care

August 10, 2015

New York, NY (August 10, 2015) – This week is National Health Center Week and for each day, we will feature an photo from our archives.  Today’s photo comes from one of our CenteringPregnancy™ groups.  Below, Margaret Walsh, FNP measures a patient’s belly size during a Centering Pregnancy group visit. CenteringPregnancy™ brings women out of exam rooms …read more

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