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 […]



Dr. Steven C. Yap Honored as Coney Island Employee of the Month

The PAGNY family would like to extend hearty congratulations to Dr. Steven C. Yap, Director of Pain Management at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, for being named Coney Island’s January Employee of the Month. Dr. Yap was honored for the transformation he has brought to Coney Island’s Pain Management Clinic, creating a pleasant atmosphere for […]



Three PAGNY Physicians Receive the NYC H+H Palliative Care ‘Success Award’

New York City Health + Hospitals has given its Success Award to three PAGNY physicians for promoting awareness and education of Palliative Care services at Metropolitan, Lincoln and Coney Island hospitals. The recipients were Dr. Fay Rim, Chief of the Department of Pain and Palliative Medicine at Metropolitan; Dr. Puneeta Sharma, Program Director and Chief of […]



Dr. Olutoyin Alabi Aims to Improve Patient Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem

PAGNY’s Dr. Olutoyin Alabi, MPH, FWACP, has been Interim Chief of Adult Primary Care Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem only since October, but she already knows her main objective: improve patient services at the hospital. “My goal is to improve patient-centered services and ensure that we have one-stop services for the patient,” says Dr. […]





PAGNY Holiday Party a Big Success!

PAGNY’s holiday party was a rousing success again this year. About 75 PAGNY members attended the festive holiday celebration at Hudson Terrace, a magnificent event space in Midtown West along the Hudson River. There were speeches and dancing and of course a dance contest — all attended by PAGNY Board members, medical directors, department chairs […]



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 […]