Interprofessional Care Coordination: Looking to the Future
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Dr. Shih testified before the Council of the City of New York Health Committee on supporting efforts to build an effective outreach campaign for the upcoming Open Enrollment period of the New York State Health Plan Marketplace.
East Harlem, the Academy’s home for nearly a century, is a neighborhood rich with history, public art, and great food and culture. On May 1, the Academy and and Visit El Barrio will host a free walking tour through East Harlem, highlighting the neighborhood's past, present, and future.
Bridge Cleaners and Tailors is owned by Victoria Aviles, a Colombian immigrant in her 60s, who worked her way up from sweeping in a dry cleaners to becoming a couture tailor and business owner. She is now joined by her 29-year-old son Richard. The business, with stores in SoHo and Brooklyn, highly values its older workers, particularly its 15 tailors, who are all in their 60s and 70s, as there is a shortage of tailors citywide.
The New York Academy of Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Angel Mendoza as Director of Health Policy beginning on April 6, 2015. Dr. Mendoza will work to further the Academy’s efforts to advance the health of people in cities through evidence-based policies and programs that address the broader determinants of health, focusing on our priority areas of healthy aging, disease prevention and health promotion, and eliminating health disparities.
To honor the legacy of Margaret E. Mahoney, and her commitment to addressing the health care and developmental needs of vulnerable populations, especially children, a new fellowship program has been created for health professional and health policy students, focused on transforming health care delivery systems for vulnerable urban populations as well as early childhood health and development.
The online application access problem has been fixed. The deadline for submitting applications has been extended to Friday, April 12 at 5pm. All application materials must be submitted online. (Updated Thursday, April 4, 10am)
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|04/28/15||The Lilianna Sauter Lecture: From Plants to Pharmaceuticals: Take Bitter Roots for Malaria|
|04/30/15||Albany Update: "Health Care Reform in New York State: Do the Pieces Fit Together?" - Courtney Burke|
|05/04/15||"No bows, no curls, no jewellery and no hoop-skirts": An American Nurse in Victorian London|
|05/06/15||History of Medicine Night: 19th and 20th Century Stories|
|05/07/15||The 2015 Millie & Richard Brock Lecture in Pediatrics – “The Collateral Effects of Autism on Families: Why Professionals Should Care” – Jan Blacher, PhD|
NYAM's 20th Annual Gala video shows how we build on our legacy and its lessons to tackle some of today's most challenging health problems.