Cynthia Kim selected for Equity Matters DEI Leadership Learning Community Fellowship
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Cynthia Kim selected for Equity Matters DEI Leadership Learning Community Fellowship

September 29, 2021

The Institute for Family Health is pleased to announce that Cynthia Kim, LCSW-R, Associate Program Director and Behavioral Science Faculty member at the Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency Program, has been selected for the Equity...

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The Immigrant Health Initiative: A Q&A with Guedy Arniella and Nedelka Sotelo

July 29, 2021

This month, the New York City Council renewed funding for the Immigrant Health Initiative, an Institute program that works to remove barriers to health care for the City’s immigrant and uninsured communities. Guedy Arniella...

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Remembering Reverend Foley

July 29, 2021

On July 24, 2021, a portion of Grand Ave near the corner of 190th street in the Bronx, opposite the Cosmopolitan Church of the Lord Jesus, was renamed Pastor Robert Lewis Foley, Sr., Way....

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The Institute, NYU and Mount Sinai researchers target COVID-19 disparities

May 28, 2021

A team of Institute researchers will work closely with similar teams from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai to increase COVID-19 vaccine access and acceptance...

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COVID-19 vaccine outreach efforts for the Spanish-speaking community in the Mid-Hudson: A conversation with Dr. Marta Sanchez

April 30, 2021

In December 2020, Dr. Marta Sanchez was named, along with Dr. Walter Woodley, to the Ulster County COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Coalition. The coalition, set up by the Ulster County government, consists of health, religious...

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Partnership with New York City & FEMA expands vaccine access in the Bronx

April 30, 2021

The Institute is collaborating with New York City and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to expand access to COVID-19 vaccines in the Soundview Peninsula, a geographically isolated and medically underserved neighborhood in the...

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Institute Staff join CHCANYS Virtual Advocacy Week to #valueCHCs

March 31, 2021

From March 8-12, Institute staff members participated in the annual advocacy outreach to elected state representatives led by the Community Health Care Association of New York State (CHCANYS). Rather than visit Albany in person...

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Dr. Kwame Kitson to receive 2021 United Hospital Fund Tribute to Excellence in Health Care Award

February 26, 2021

The Institute is pleased to share that Kwame Kitson, MD, will be a recipient of the 2021 United Hospital Fund Tribute to Excellence in Health Care Award. The Tribute to Excellence in Health Care...

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The Institute joins statewide rollout of COVID-19 vaccination effort

January 29, 2021

This month, the Institute was proud to join health care providers across the state in launching New York’s COVID-19 vaccination rollout.  As of January 29, the Institute has administered over 4,400 doses of the...

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Meet our Family Medicine Residency Class of 2023!

July 27, 2020

This month, we were thrilled to welcome the newest members of our three family medicine residencies — the Class of 2023! This accomplished group of newly-minted family physicians has demonstrated commitment to the Institute’s...

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