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.
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.
Angela Venegas Accepted to National Clinical Scholars Program
Third-year Social Pediatric Resident Dr. Angela Venegas has been accepted into the National Clinician Scholars Program.
Montefiore Health Opportunities Program Celebrates 2015 Graduation
The Montefiore Health Opportunities Program (MonteHOP) graduated its 13th class in August 2015.
Family & Social Medicine Welcomes Dr. Allison Paul
Dr. Allison Paul has joined the reproductive health team as the incoming Family Planning Fellow for 2015-2017.
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.