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The Institute for Family Health Receives Affordable Care Act Funding to Expand Behavioral Health Services

New York, NY (November 15, 2014) – The Institute for Family Health has been awarded $250,000 in Affordable Care Act funding to expand behavioral health services at two of its community health centers in New York. The Institute is one of 210 health centers nationwide that will receive a total of $51.3 million in new …read more

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The Ob/Gyn and Specialty Care Center of Kingston Reopens Monday, November 3rd

Kingston, NY (November 3rd, 2014) – The Institute is delighted to announce the reopening of the Ob/Gyn and Specialty Care Center of Kingston, located at 1 Foxhall Avenue. The center was closed since early July, following a flood in the building. The center has now been repaired and renovated.

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The Institute’s Virna Little Receives the Paul Ramos Memorial Award at the CHCANYS Annual Statewide Conference

Virna Little, PsyD, LCSW-R, SAP, the Institute’s senior vice president of psychosocial services and community affairs, received the Paul Ramos Memorial Award at the Community Health Care Association of New York State’s (CHCANYS) annual conference and clinical forum on October 20, 2014.

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The Institute for Family Health Hosts First Lady Chirlane McCray and the Health Commissioner Mary T. Bassett for “Mental Health First Aid” Training

In Observance of World Mental Health Day   Bronx, NY (October 10, 2014) – In observance of World Mental Health Day, the Institute for Family Health’s Walton Family Health Center hosted a “Mental Health First Aid” training attended by NYC First Lady Chirlane McCray, NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary T. Bassett, Executive Deputy Commissioner for …read more

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Institute for Family Health Receives CDC Funding to Expand Bronx Health REACH Efforts

New York, NY (October 7, 2014) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded nearly $3,000,000 in funding over the next three years to advance its work as a part of the Bronx Health REACH Coalition. The award, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), supports the multi-sectoral, participatory Coalition of over 70 …read more

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The Institute for Family Health Observes Suicide Prevention Month

New York, NY (September 18, 2014) – Throughout the month of September, the Institute for Family Health will be observing national Suicide Prevention Month as part of its ongoing efforts to raise awareness about suicide prevention. The Institute, a New York State health center network, has played a leading role in promoting evidence-based suicide prevention …read more

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NYC Health Commissioner Dr. Mary Bassett Presented Grand Rounds on September 12th

Mary Bassett, MD, MPH, Commissioner of Health at the New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, presented at the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s September 12, 2014 Grand Rounds. Her presentation, entitled “Place Based Solutions to Neighborhood Health Disparities,” described the health department’s plan to reduce health disparities in NYC using …read more

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NY1 Highlights Teaching Health Centers, Featuring Drs. Neil Calman and Bamidele Olatunbosun

Drs. Neil Calman and Bamidele Olatunbosun were featured on a NY1 story on Teaching Health Centers. In 2011, the Institute received federal funding from HRSA to open a second Teaching Health Center program in New York State, located at its Family Health Center of Harlem, in the historic neighborhood of Harlem.

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El Instituto de Salud para la Familia en las noticias

En el 25 de agosto, el canal de noticias Univision reportó sobre los servicios de salud se ofrecemos aqui en el Instituto. El reportero se entrevistó a la Dra. Aimee Mankodi y entrenador de diabetes Leniza Tineo. También habló con una paciente del Centro de Salud de Harlem sobre los servicios y sus experiencias generales.

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The Institute Receives Funding to Strengthen Primary Care Infrastructure

The Institute received approximately $270,000 from the New York Community Trust, United Hospital Fund, and Peter and Carmen Lucia Buck Foundation to strengthen our care management infrastructure and related analytical and quality improvement capabilities.

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