Grant Opportunities

PAGNY is committed to promoting scholarly activities and enhancing faculty participation in biomedical research. Here is a link to the website of the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration that lists upcoming grant opportunities. And here is a link to the Fiscal Year 2017 Grants Bulletin issued by the Bureau of Health Workforce. Here are […]



PAGNY Statement on International Travel Ban

PAGNY Chief Human Resources Officer Reginald D. Odom last month released the following statement on the impact of the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding the federal government’s travel ban: As you may have recently heard, the United States Supreme Court agreed to hear oral arguments this fall on the Executive Order travel ban against […]



Annual Residents Research Day at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln

New York City Health + Hospitals/Lincoln held a successful Annual Residents Research Day on May 26th, featuring more than 100 research projects that were displayed on poster boards for judges to evaluate. “Promoting research helps the hospital, the residents and their patients”, says Dr. Balavenkatesh Kanna, Lincoln’s Associate CMO, Patient Safety Officer and Chair of […]



PAGNY Initiates Schwartz Rounds at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx 

New York City Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx held its first Schwartz Rounds last month—an event designed to encourage medical professionals to openly discuss the social and emotional impact of caring for patients. The hour-long June 16th session was very successful—attracting an interdisciplinary audience of 60 from the hospital staff. Participants included physicians, nurses, care managers, […]





Dr. Mark Mehler Honored by Jacobi Auxiliary

The Jacobi Auxiliary last month honored Dr. Mark Mehler, Chairman and Neurologist-in-Chief at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi. His specialties are neurology and psychiatry and he also serves important neurology roles at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx and Montefiore Medical Center. In honoring Dr. Mehler, the Auxiliary said he was a “dedicated physician and pioneering […]



Metropolitan Medical Board Honors 10 Physicians at Annual Meeting

The Medical Board of NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan last month honored 10 outstanding physicians at the hospital at its annual meeting at the Surf Club on the Sound, New Rochelle, N.Y. Alina Moran, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, said, “I want to congratulate all the wonderful Metropolitan doctors who were honored at this year’s […]



NYC Health + Hospitals Celebrates PAGNY Physicians for National Doctors’ Day

New York City Health + Hospitals honored 10 PAGNY doctors for National Doctors’ Day for their dedication to their profession and their patients. The PAGNY doctors were among 25 physicians honored at the event, held Tuesday, May 9th. “Today, we take time out to celebrate 25 outstanding physicians from diverse disciplines and practices who are […]



PAGNY Announces Paperless Payroll System to Increase Human Resource Efficiencies

PAGNY is pleased to announce that we have moved to a new paperless payroll service system that will greatly increase the ability of PAGNY employees to access their personal information. PAGNY is partnering with Paycom, a human capital management system that helps companies manage the complete employment life cycle, from recruitment to retirement. Paycom uses […]



Dr. Bergasa Named Winner of the 2017 Heritage Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award

PAGNY’s Dr. Nora V. Bergasa, Chief of the Department of Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, has been named the winner of the 2017 Heritage Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award. The award recognizes an innovator in the development of new modes of diagnosis, treatment and care who actively improves the delivery of services and improves […]