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.
Family & Social Medicine Poster Day 2015
Department of Family & Social Medicine faculty, residents and staff shared their displayed original work in education, practice‐based research and community‐based research at the annual Poster Day on June 16, 2015.
Family Medicine Residency Program Welcomes Class of 2018
The Family Medicine Residency Program proudly welcomes Drs. Sara Fontanez, Lee Isaacsohn, Sandhya Lekshmi Kumar, Marissa Lapedis, Mariya Masyukova, Sumathi Narayana, Alexander Pappas, Samantha Lorraine Stimmel, and Joshua Yap.
Social Medicine Residency Program Welcomes Class of 2018
The Social Medicine Residency Program proudly welcomes Drs. Shannon Blaney, Mary Cambou, Ashley Ceniceros, Sameen Farooq, Louisa Holaday, Andrea Jakubowski, Justine Phifer, Evan Rausch, Richard Silvera, and Jean Claude Uwamungu.
Social Pediatrics Residency Program Welcomes Class of 2018
The Social Pediatrics Residency Program proudly welcomes Drs. Shelby Davies, Esther Jeong, Sunna Jo, and Ashley Landicho.
Dr. Jane Bedell Delivers Eighth Annual Harold Wise, MD Memorial Lecture
The Residency Program in Social Medicine was pleased to welcome back Dr. Jane Bedell (IM ’90) to deliver the eighth annual Harold Wide, MD Memorial Lecture.
Kathy Lugo Joins Department as Associate Administrator
The Department of Family and Social Medicine is pleased to welcome Ms. Kathy Lugo as Manager of Financial Services and Associate Administrator for the Department.
Dr. Carol Duh-Leong Present at the Inaugural Ceremony for the General Surgeon
Social Pediatrics intern Dr. Carol Duh-Leong was present for the inaugural ceremony for Dr. Vivek Murthy, 19th Surgeon General of the United States, April 22, 2015 in Washington, D.C.
Strengthening Antibiotic Stewardship Through Treating Advanced Pressure Ulcers
Dr. Anna Flattau and Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky are principal investigators on a new grant awarded by the New York State Department of Health for the project "Strengthening antibiotic stewardship through standardized treatment of advanced pressure ulcers."
Novel Geocoding to Track Health Outcomes
Dr. Earle Chambers was awarded a 5-year K01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.