Dr. Kwame Kitson to receive 2021 United Hospital Fund Tribute to Excellence in Health Care Award
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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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Renewing our struggle against racism in all its forms and expressions

Renewing our struggle against racism in all its forms and expressions

June 1, 2020

I would like to declare today, June 1, 2020 as a day of re-commitment in honor of Mr. George Floyd and the countless others in our nation, throughout our history, who have suffered from...

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New safety precautions at our health centers

May 31, 2020

We are working hard to keep everyone safe and prevent the spread of COVID-19. Here are some of the things we’re doing to keep you safe when you visit our health centers: We’re asking...

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Racial disparities in COVID-19 fatalities in New York: An essential reading list

Racial disparities in COVID-19 fatalities in New York: An essential reading list

April 30, 2020

Recent data released by the New York State Department of Health show higher COVID-19 fatalities among Black and Latinx patients when compared to other groups. Speaking to Gothamist, the Institute’s president and CEO, Dr....

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Join the All of Us Research Program

January 27, 2020

The Institute for Family Health is excited to share that we are partnering with the All of Us Research program. The program is led by the National Institutes of Health and is trying to...

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The Institute Meets with Elected Officials to #ValueCHCs

November 26, 2019

We were delighted to spend time with several of our elected officials—all stalwart community health center supporters—these last few weeks! On November 6, New York State Senator Jen Metzger visited our New Paltz Family...

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Celebrating 20 Years of Bronx Health REACH

September 30, 2019

This September, we celebrated the the 20th anniversary of Bronx Health REACH. The Institute launched Bronx Health REACH in 1999 to eliminate racial and ethnic disparities in health outcomes in diabetes and heart disease...

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Breastfeeding Support at the Institute

July 31, 2019

World Breastfeeding Week begins tomorrow, but Institute health centers provide support to breastfeeding moms and babies throughout the year! This past July, we launched a breastfeeding support group in Harlem, where moms and babies...

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