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Meet the first class of Family Nurse Practitioner Residents!

November 5, 2020

Please join us in welcoming our first class of Family Nurse Practitioners–the Class of 2021! Read below to learn more about them. Julia Donahue, MS, APRN, FNP-BC, CLC Graduate – MS – Lehman College...

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COVID-19: What you need to know now

October 28, 2020

While New York State continues to report low COVID-19 infection numbers, many other states are currently facing significant increases. Here are some things you should continue to do to prevent COVID-19: Masks work! Wear...

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The Institute observes Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

September 14, 2020

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. The Institute for Family Health joins with many organizations and service providers in bringing care and treatment to patients suffering with suicidal thoughts. In the context of the...

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Los hechos: la temporada de gripe de 2020-2021

September 10, 2020

View this page in English ¡Ya llegó la temporada de gripe (influenza)! La vacuna contra la gripe protege a usted, a su familia y a los demás de la gripe y de enfermedades relacionadas...

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Get the facts: the 2020-2021 flu season

September 4, 2020

Ver esta página en español Flu (influenza) season is here! Getting your flu shot protects yourself, your family and others from getting sick with the flu and flu-related illnesses. We want to help keep...

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Boogie on the Boulevard goes remote

August 31, 2020

Since 2015, Bronx Health REACH has been a steering committee member of Boogie on the Boulevard, an annual summertime series of community health and wellness events along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx. While...

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The Institute offers three Overdose Responder Training Webinars for International Overdose Awareness Day

August 26, 2020

On August 31st, the Institute for Family Health will be joining a global community in hosting events for International Overdose Awareness Day.  Beginning in 2001, International Overdose Awareness Day (IOAD) marks a day of...

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Addressing payment parity between telehealth and in-person visits

August 19, 2020

As our state shut down in March and people were urged to stay inside, the Institute for Family Health quickly transitioned our care to telehealth systems to ensure that our patients were able to...

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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

June 30, 2020

The Institute grieved with the nation for George Floyd and the many other lives lost to the racism, injustice and violence that have plagued Black communities for generations. We are called to recommit ourselves...

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Now You See Us

June 25, 2020

The following piece was written by Dr. Joe Debrah, a resident in our Mid-Hudson Family Medicine Residency. It first appeared in the New York State Academy of Family Physicians’ Weekly eNews on June 11....

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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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The Institute provides referrals to hotel rooms for COVID-19 prevention and recovery

May 29, 2020

When a patient tests positive or has symptoms of COVID-19, the New York City Department of Health recommends staying isolated from other people for at least 14 days. But for many New Yorkers—including the...

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The Institute offers family planning services through telehealth

May 29, 2020

With the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, Institute staff moved quickly to offer telehealth services for all kinds of health care — including birth control and family planning counseling, emergency contraception, pregnancy counseling, prenatal...

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