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