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

2018 NYC RING Convocation of Practices

Dr. Helen Bevan
Chief Transformation Officer
England National Health Service
Thursday December 6, 2018
5:00 – 8:00pm
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Tarrytown
455 S Broadway
Tarrytown, NY 10591
(941) 631-5700

With Keynote Address by Dr. Helen Bevan, OBE
2018 NYC RING Convocation Abstract booklet | View Keynote Recording 


Thank you to everyone who joined us for the 2018 New York City Research and Improvement Networking Group (NYC RING) Convocation of Practices, it was wonderful to share NYC RING's 15-year anniversary with you all! This year's event was a successful collaboration between the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Health System and the Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative. Over 170attendees, representing over 32 partner organizations throughout New York City, and 62 poster presentations demonstrated the meaningful and inspiring work being done in the Bronx and throughout New York City.


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

Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System 

1st Place: Sleep Literacy Education Empowerment Project Akilah Collins-Anderson, MPH; Welbeck Sowah, BA; Karina Carrera; Karen Bonuck, PhD

2nd Place: Mental and Social Impact of Immigrant Policy Instability on an Underserved Primary Care Community Matthew Anderson MD, MSc; Claudia Lechuga, MS; Dhruv Markan, MBBS; Sara Guevara, MD; Chanelle Diaz, MD


Montefiore Hudson Valley Collaborative 

1st Place: Hudson Valley New York: Fighting the opioid crisis with Artificial Intelligence
Damara Gutnick; Marisa Barbieri, MSc; Brynna Trumpetto, Cpl.; Julio Fernandez, Ssg.; Windollyn Patino; Victoria Reid, MSW; Kathleen Sheehan, RN, MSN; Daniel Maughan RN, BSN, MBA, MSN, FNP-C; Dawn Wilken, CPS

2nd Place: More Than Books: Community Partnerships to Reduce Health Disparities at the Library Shauna Porteus, MLIS; Jon Shenk; Eric ScottIt was truly wonderful to see a lot of familiar and new faces, and see everyone so engaged in the keynote address by Dr. Helen Bevan, as well as the poster presentations. We look forward to planning next year's event. To be included in the NYC RING Convocation mailing list, please email us.

About NYC RING Convocation

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 Mariel Connolly.

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