New Education Requirements for Prescribers of Controlled Substances

New York State now requires all prescribers of controlled substances to complete at least three hours of mandatory prescriber education by July 1st. The course work or training may be live or online and must include the following eight topics: New York State and federal requirements for prescribing controlled substances Pain management Appropriate prescribing Managing […]



NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Implements Epic System to Improve Patient Care and Safety

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island has become the first PAGNY-affiliated hospital to adopt the Epic electronic medical records system, which is aimed at improving patient care and patient safety. Epic Systems Corp. offers software that is widely used by hospitals, clinics, nursing facilities, hospices and individual patients to help improve outcomes and enhance quality care. […]





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 is […]



PAGNY and NYC H+H Expand Co-Branding Campaign with Signage at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi

The co-branding campaign launched by PAGNY and New York City Health + Hospitals was expanded last month to NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi with banners and digital displays. The campaign reaffirms the extraordinary collaboration between the two organizations to provide superior healthcare to millions of New Yorkers. The displays at Jacobi are unique because they feature […]



PAGNY Welcomes Two New Board Members

PAGNY is pleased to announce that Dr. Chinyere Anyaogu and Dr. Michael DeVita have been appointed to the PAGNY Board of Directors: Dr. Chinyere Anyaogu, Vice Chairperson, Department of OB/GYN NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx Dr. Chinyere Anyaogu is a recognized expert in the medical care of pregnant women and new mothers. Since coming […]



Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg Named Distinguished Life Fellow by
American Psychiatric Association

The American Psychiatric Association (APA) has bestowed its highest professional honor, Distinguished Life Fellow, on Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg, Chair of Behavioral Health at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. “It’s very fulfilling and rewarding to get this recognition,” Dr. Goldberg says. “To become a Distinguished Fellow, you have to be nominated by three peers who themselves […]



National Doctors’ Day

On March 30th, we commemorate National Doctors’ Day—a time to celebrate the nearly 2,000 PAGNY physicians who spend each day improving the lives of our patients and advocating for the healthcare needs of the multicultural communities we serve. Being a PAGNY doctor means a commitment to public service. It means treating patients as if they […]



A Special Message about President Trump’s International Travel Executive Order

Dear Members of the PAGNY Community: On Friday, January 27, an Executive Order was signed that suspended travel into the United States for nationals from certain designated countries, specifically Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen. This suspension in travel is already in place. Many in the PAGNY community are alarmed, and we want […]



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 […]