The New York City Research and Improvement Networking Group (NYC RING)

Convocation 2012 Page

2012 NYC RING Convocation of Practices

Kevin Grumbach  

"Transforming Primary Carefor Underserved Populations"
with Keynote Speaker Kevin Grumbach, MD 

(Professor and Chair of the Department of Family and Community Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco)

Tuesday September 11, 2012
Robbins Auditorium - Albert Einstein College of Medicine
1300 Morris Park Ave, Bronx NY 10461



Thanks to everyone who made the 2012 NYC RING Convocation our most successful Convocation to date!  This year's event hosted over 200 attendees representing over 22 partner organizations throughout New York City, and featured 65 presentations demonstrating the wonderful, meaningful work being done in the Bronx and throughout New York City.  

 2012 NYC RING Convocation Collage 


Congratulations to this year's 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place winners for BEST PRESENTATION:

  • 1st Place: 
Efforts to Expand Procedural Training in Urban Family Medicine: What is Doable and What is Not 
Lucia McLendon, MD, MPH; Daniel Napolitano, MD; Ginger Gillespie, MD; Natasha Miller; Linda Prine, MD
The Institute for Family Health
  • 2nd Place: 
Bronx Subway Stations and Unhealthy Food Advertising: Targeted Marketing to Vulnerable Groups
Omar Sanon; Sean Lucan, MD, MPH, MS; Mamadou Bah; Andrew Maroko, PhD; Andrew Carmona
New York University and Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • 3rd Place 
Seeking Health Care on Their Own: The Experience of Teen Patients in an Urban Community Health Center
Kim Freeman, MPH; Katherine Lobach, MD; Mirnel Azcon; Elizabeth Alderman, MD
Montefiore Medical Group


It was truly wonderful to see a lot of familiar and new faces, and see everyone so engaged in both Dr. Grumbach's keynote address and in the poster presentations.  We look forward to planning next year's event.  To be included in the NYC RING Convocation mailing list, please email Claudia Lechuga.  


2012 NYC RING Convocation File Downloads:

2012 NYC RING Convocation Abstract Booklet 


Faculty Session  with Dr. Kevin Grumbach:

Faculty Session Powerpoint  

Faculty Session Audio file 


Convocation Keynote Address by Dr. Kevin Grumbach:

Keynote Address Powerpoint 

Keynote Address Audio File 



About NYC RING Convocations

The NYC RING Convocation is an annual gathering of NYC RING participating clinicians, researchers, and investigators from throughout partner sites. The event showcases the wide variety of practice-based research and quality improvement activities being conducted, and provides an opportunity to discuss opportunities for collaboration.

For more information, or to participate in upcoming Convocations, please contact


Past Convocations

2016 NYC RING Convocation 

2015 NYC RING Convocation 

2014 NYC RING Convocation  

2012 NYC RING Convocation 

2011 NYC RING Convocation Abstract Book 

2008 NYC RING Convocation Abstract Book 

2007 NYC RING Convocation Abstract Book 

2006 NYC RING Convocation Abstract Book 

2005 NYC RING Convocation Poster Presentations 

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