New York, NY (June 4, 2020) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded $500,000 in COVID-19 response funds from Direct Relief, a not-for-profit humanitarian aid organization. The generous award provides emergency operating support for the Institute’s COVID-19 pandemic response, which includes ongoing efforts to sustain essential primary health services through telehealth, provide safe in-person health care, …read more
To Address COVID-19, Health Care Goes Virtual New York, NY (April 23, 2020) – In response to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Institute for Family Health has shifted the majority of its patient care services to remote telehealth, allowing patients to access essential health care by video or phone. From March 16 – April 17, 2020, the organization delivered …read more
Bronx, NY (June 27, 2019) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded four-year, $2,400,000 grant from the federal Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) to launch a comprehensive family nurse practitioner residency program in the Bronx. Funds will enable the Institute and its academic partner, the City University of New York – Lehman College, …read more
New York, NY (October 5, 2017) – The Institute for Family Health was awarded $200,000 per year for three years by the federal Office for Victims of Crime (OVC). The funding will expand the work of the Institute’s PurpLE (Purpose: Listen and Engage) Clinic, New York City’s first community health center-based clinic targeted to the needs of survivors of human …read more
New York, NY (February 1, 2017) – The New York Academy of Medicine honored the 2015 and 2016 recipients of the Lewis and Jack Rudin New York Prize in Medicine and Health, Dr. Neil S. Calman of the Institute for Family Health and Dr. Carol R. Horowitz of Mount Sinai, at a special event on …read more
New York, NY (January 10, 2016) – On Friday, January 8, 2016, the Mount Sinai Department of Family Medicine and Community Health hosted Stephen Berger, currently chairman of the private investment firm Odyssey Investment Partners, who spoke at the Department’s Grand Rounds. Berger, who headed up the Commission on Health Care Facilities in the 21st Century …read more
The Institute’s Parkchester Family Practice closed on July 31st. All Parkchester patients can now see their providers at the Stevenson Family Health Center, located at 731 White Plains Road in the Bronx.
On Tuesday, April 30th, several Institute “stars” were honored at the New York City “Night of the CHCStars” event to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Community Health Care Association. Institute honorees included founders: Neil Calman, MD, president and CEO and Yvonne Eisner, RN, FNP-BC, clinical director for the Bronx region; and emerging leaders: Eric …read more
Institute for Family Health physicians Dr. Amy Pandya and Dr. Zehra Siddiqui served 900 displaced patients from the Lower East Side at a Midtown Manhattan shelter two days after Hurricane Sandy. They provided medical care, prescriptions, and support to those who were unable to return to their homes.