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Winter Storm Update – Thursday, January 4th

10am, Thursday, January 4: Due to the severity of the storm and transportation hazards, all Institute health centers will close at noon today, Thursday, January 4. If you need assistance, please call your health center. Stay safe and warm!

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Allan Clear Presents Grand Rounds on December 8th

New York, NY (December 7, 2017) – Allan Clear, will present the Department of Family Medicine and Community Health’s December Grand Rounds. His presentation, titled “NYS DOH AIDS Institute Drug User Health Priorities and Initiatives,” will provide learners with an understanding and overview of the key functions of the Office of Drug User Health, the …read more

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The Institute Opens New Health Center in Manhattan

New York, NY (December 5, 2017) – On Monday, December 4th, the Institute for Family Health opened a new health center, The Institute for Family Health at 17th Street, located at 230 West 17th Street in Manhattan. This new, state-of-the-art location offers outstanding primary care, mental health and social services for people of all ages. Patients of the Sidney …read more

The Institute’s Brooklyn Health Center Featured on WNYC

New York, NY (November 14, 2017) – The Institute was featured in WNYC’s The Affordability Project, a series focusing on the increasing struggle to afford to live in New York City and what it takes to continue calling NYC home. In a story about uninsured New Yorkers, that aired today, the Institute’s Dr. Amy Pandya …read more

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The Institute and Social Security Administration Collaborate to Make Social Security Disability Process More Efficient

October 26, 2017

The SSA will receive medical records within minutes or hours, as compared to weeks through the traditional manual process (mail, fax, or secure website). The electronic process saves time and money.

Congressman Joseph Crowley Visits the Institute’s Center for Counseling in the Bronx

October 20, 2017

Yesterday, U.S. Representative Joseph Crowley visited our Center for Counseling at Frisby Avenue in the Bronx. The congressman serves New York's 14th District and is Chairman of the Democratic Caucus.

#NSPM: Preventing Suicide with Safety Planning Groups at the Institute for Family Health, a Q&A with our Director of Suicide Prevention

September 28, 2017

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Our Director of Suicide Prevention, Sarah A. Bernes, MPH, LMSW shared with us some information about a new service at the Institute - Suicide Safety Planning Groups.