Health is a state of physical, social, economic, psychological, and political well-being, and healthcare is a right.
Through community-oriented patient care, advocacy, research, and training the next generation of physicians, Family & Social Medicine strives to improve our nation's state of public health, social justice, and health equality.
Dr. Peter Selwyn Receives 2015 HIVMA Clinical Educator Award
Dr. Peter Selwyn was selected to receive the annual HIVMA Clinical Educator Award from The HIV Medicine Association Board of Directors for his demonstration of significant achievement in the area of HIV clinical care and provider education.
Hope Through Health Program: Dr. Kevin Fiori
Dr. Kevin Fiori, Chief Resident of the Social Pediatric Residency Program, is co-directing a 3-year initiative called Healthy Moms and Babies: Ending Preventable Deaths in Togo in partnership with the Clinton Global Initiative, Hope Through Health, the Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Family and Social Medicine at Montefiore.
Dr. Camara Jones Talks Health and Racism
Primary Care and Social Internal Medicine Residency Program alumna Camara Jones, MD, MPH, PhD, ('86), now American Public Health Association (APHA) President-Elect, talked at APHA 2015 about her plans for her upcoming year as president and about her initiatives for battling racism in public health.
Psychosocial Unit Welcomes Students Kristen Lipari and Lauren Klayman
The Department of Family and Social Medicine Psychosocial Unit proudly introduces psychology students Kristen Lipari (Family Health Center) and Lauren Klayman (Williamsbridge). Ms. Lipari and Ms. Klayman, both of whom joined the Department last August, provide short-term counseling and behavioral health interventions for adult patients and assist with the Intensive Care Management activities at the clinics.
Family & Social Medicine Welcomes Dr. Courtney Bancroft
The Department of Family & Social Medicine proudly announces the arrival of Courtney Bancroft, PsyD, who has joined the behavioral science team as a full time psychosocial faculty member.
Senior Faculty Promotions 2015
The Department of Family & Social Medicine is pleased to announce the promotion of Dr. Earle Chambers, Dr. Sean Lucan, and Dr. Susan Rubin to the senior rank of Associate Professor, effective July 1, 2015.
A Story of Stories: Pulse Offers a Weekly Spotlight on the Personal Side of Medicine
Since its founding in 2008 by Dr. Paul Gross, Pulse: Voices from the Heart of Medicine has carried works of nonfiction and poetry about medicine and healthcare written by physicians, nurses, students, patients and others who experience it.
Angela Warren Joins Department as Administrator
The Department of Family and Social Medicine is pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Warren, MBA, as Department Administrator.
Dr. Yonit Lax Receives APPD Trainee Investigator Award
Dr. Yonit Lax was awarded the Harvey Aiges MD Memorial Trainee Investigator Award sponsored by the Association of Pediatric Program Directors NY-NJ Region.