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2015

4th Annual Wound Healing Teaching Day Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY4th Annual Wound Healing Teaching Day
The Bronx Westchester Academy of Family Physicians presented 4th Annual Wound Healing Teaching Day on October 24, 2015.

 

Peter Selwyn Family and Social Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY 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.

 

Kevin Fiori Family and Social Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY 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.

 

Camara Jones Family and Social Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY 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.

 

Prayer Shawl Blessing Ceremony 2015 Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYPrayer Shawl Blessing Ceremony 2015
Montefiore Moses Campus chaplains Rabbi Eugene Katz and Father Paul Nwobi joined Reverend Rosa J. Caraballo, Palliative Care Chaplain, Dr. Peter Selwyn, Dr. Serife Eti, and Dr. Tarek Zetoune in saying blessings and prayers over the shawls presented for this year's Prayer Shawl Project.

 

Kristen Lipari Lauren Klayman Family and Social Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY 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.

 

Courtney Bancroft Family and Social Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY 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.

 

Earle Chambers Sean Lucan Susan Rubin Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYSenior 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.

 

Angela Warren Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYAngela 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.

 

Bronx HOPE Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Bronx HOPE: Pipeline Program Receives New Name and Major Grant Renewal
The Department of Family and Social Medicine was awarded a 3-year HRSA renewal grant for nearly $2 million to continue and expand its Bronx HOPE (formerly BxSHOP) program.

 

Dr. Paul Gross Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY 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.

 

Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYMontefiore Health Opportunities Program Celebrates 2015 Graduation
The Montefiore Health Opportunities Program (MonteHOP) graduated its 13th class in August 2015.


Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY 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.

 

Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYFamily 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.

 

Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYSocial 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.

 

Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYSocial 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 Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. 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 Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYKathy 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 Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. 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.

 

Dr. Anna Flattau Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY 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."

 

Dr. Earle Chambers Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Novel Geocoding to Track Health Outcomes
Dr. Earle Chambers was awarded a 5-year K01 grant from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute.

 

Dr. Angela Venegas Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Dr. Angela Venegas is 2015 American Pediatric Association Scholar
Second-year Social Pediatric Resident Dr. Angela Venegas has been chosen as a 2015 Academic Pediatric Association New Century Scholar.

 

Dr. Joel Bumol Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Dr. Juan Robles Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Dr. Juan Robles and Dr. Joel Bumol Selected for STFM 2016 Emerging Leaders Fellowship
Dr. Joel Bumol and Dr. Juan Robles were selected by the Society of Teachers of Family Medicine for the 2016 Emerging Leaders Fellowship.

 

Dr. Justin Kopa Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Dr. Justin Kopa Awarded 2015 CATCH Grant
Third-year Social Pediatrics resident Justin Kopa has received a 2015 CATCH (Community Access to Child Health) grant from the American Academy of Pediatrics to support his project entitled "Improving Health Care Among Bronx Adolescent Males."

 

Dr. Milani Patel Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Dr. Yonit Lax Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY
Drs. Yonit Lax and Milani Patel Awarded CPTI Advocacy Training Grant
Second-year Social Pediatrics resident Dr. Yonit Lax and Social Pediatrics faculty member Milani Patel, were awarded a 2015 Community Pediatrics Training Initiative (CPTI) Advocacy Training Grant.


2014

Dr. Arthur Blank Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Dr. Blank Chairs 2 National Scientific Associations
Dr. Arthur Blank has served as first program chair for two national scientific associations establishing ways to evaluate the benefits of translational science.

 

Dr. Juan Robles Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Dr. Juan Robles Receives H. Winter Griffith Resident Scholarship
Dr. Juan Robles, a 2011 graduate of Albert Einstein College of Medicine and 2014 graduate and Chief Resident of the Family Medicine Residency Training Program, received the 2014 H. Winter Griffith Resident Scholarship for Excellence in Practice Improvement and Patient-Centered Care at the Conference on Practice Improvement in Tampa, FL.


Dr. Camara Jones Dr. Camara Jones Elected American Public Health Association President
Dr. Camara Jones, a graduate of the Primary Care & Social Internal Medicine Residency in 1986, has been elected to become the next president of the American Public Health Association.

 

Dr. Sarah Stumbar Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Dr. Sarah Stumbar Chosen as Outstanding House Officer
Dr. Sarah Stumbar, a member of the Family Medicine Residency Training Program (Class of 2015), was chosen by the Montefiore Staff and Alumni Association to receive the award for Outstanding House Officer.

 

Dr. Linnea Capps Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. Linnea Capps Honored With APHA Edward G. Barsky Award
Dr. Linnea Capps was given the Edward G. Barsky award at the 2014 Health Activist Dinner during the American Public Health Association national conference in New Orleans on November 16, 2014.


Dr. Sean Lucan Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Sugar Season. It’s Everywhere, and Addictive. (Sean Lucan, New York Times, December 22, 2014)
"Sugar is everywhere. It is celebration, it is festivity, it is love...It’s also dangerous."

 

Carol Whitaker Family and Social medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Carol Whitaker Wins 2014 Montefiore President's Award
Carol Whittaker, Program Manager in the Department of Family and Social Medicine, is a 2014 winner of the Montefiore Medical Center President’s Award.

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