Dr. DeVita Publishes Second Edition of “Textbook of Rapid Response Systems”

Dr. Michael DeVita, Director of Critical Care Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, is publishing an updated edition of his textbook on rapid response systems. The book, “Textbook of Rapid Response Systems,” explains how and why hospitals should create rapid response teams. “The book is how to do it,” Dr. DeVita says. “Soup to nuts—why […]







Grant Opportunities

PAGNY is committed to promoting scholarly activities and enhancing faculty participation in biomedical research. Here are new research grant opportunities for PAGNY professionals: Proposals deadline: Dec. 25, 2016 Large Health Services Research Demonstration and Dissemination Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Associated Infections Proposals deadline: Jan. 5, 2017 Large Research Projects for Prevention of Healthcare-Association Infections







PAGNY is pleased to announce the following appointments

Max Wang – named Nuclear Medical Technologist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island Max Wang has been appointed a Nuclear Medical Technologist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. Mr. Wang comes to NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island from Hill Country Memorial Hospital, Fredericksburg, Texas, where he was the Lead Nuclear Medicine Technologist. He previously was […]



Dr. Ashraf Elshafei Named Metropolitan Employee of the Month

The PAGNY family would like to extend our hearty congratulations to Dr. Ashraf Elshafei, the Unit Chief of the Detoxification Unit at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, for being recognized and named Metropolitan’s August Employee of the Month. Dr. Elshafei was nominated by Dr. Ronnie Swift, Chief of Psychiatry and Associate Medical Director at NYC Health […]



PAGNY Thanks our Nurse Practitioners

National Nurse Practitioners Week is November 13-19, and PAGNY would like to take this opportunity to thank and celebrate all of our Nurse Practitioners who work at our PAGNY-affiliated facilities for their devotion and hard work. Nurse Practitioners are licensed, expert clinicians with advanced degrees who provide primary, acute and specialty care. Most importantly, they provide high quality, compassionate, patient-centered healthcare and also help PAGNY’s patients to make informed and healthy lifestyle […]