NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi Verified as Level 1 Trauma Center

NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi has been verified as a Level 1 Trauma Center by the American College of Surgeons’ Committee on Trauma. This distinguished achievement recognizes the trauma center’s dedication to providing optimal care for injured patients. “This is important because it means that Jacobi meets the highest level of care,” said Dr. Sheldon Teperman, […]



NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx Holds Second Annual Resident Research Day

NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx’s Department of Internal Medicine held its second annual Resident Research Day in May and gave out 1st prize awards to six teams of hospital residents for their research projects. “Though we are a small community hospital, we have complex and challenging cases that we can learn from,” says Dr. […]



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: August 19 deadline: MCH Field-Initiated Innovative Research Studies MCH Secondary Data Analysis Research (SDAR)



PAGNY’s New Chief Affiliation Officer for NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi and NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx

PAGNY is pleased to announce that Sandra Maldonado has been appointed PAGNY’s Chief Affiliation Officer for NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi and NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx. In that position, Ms. Maldonado will serve as PAGNY’s site leader at those two hospitals and oversee finance, human resources, payroll and compliance operations and the Physician Faculty […]





PAGNY’s First Annual Research Day

PAGNY’s First Annual Research Day was a big success. It was held May 4th at New York Academy of Medicine and attracted nearly 120 people who met the medical researchers and heard oral presentations of their work. Photos of the Award Winners The event featured 47 research projects selected by the PAGNY Research and Education […]



Jacobi Research on HIV Testing of Psychiatric Patients Published in Prestigious Journal

A PAGNY research team had the distinction of publishing its findings about the benefits of HIV testing of psychiatric inpatients in a prestigious medical journal, “Journal of AIDS & Clinical Research.” Dr. Maryann J. Popiel, Chair of Behavioral Healthcare Services at the North Bronx Healthcare Network (NBHN), who led the research team, says the study […]



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: July 8 deadline: Leadership Training for People of Color Living with HIV July 12 deadline: Improving Access to Care: Using Community Health Workers to Improve Linkage and Retention in HIV Care July […]



Dr. Homer Venters Overseeing Clinical Care for Correctional Health Services

The reorganization of Correctional Health Services was designed to improve care for inmates and provide greater security for healthcare professionals, according to Dr. Homer Venters, the new Chief Medical Officer of Correctional Health Services for NYC Health + Hospitals. “We want to leverage the resources of Health + Hospitals and its partners for our patients and […]



New Human Resources Team Joins PAGNY’s Correctional Health Services

PAGNY welcomes Martha Vormittag, Director of Human Resources and Administration, and her team to handle human resources for PAGNY’s Division of Correctional Health Services. The team joined the PAGNY family in January after NYC Health + Hospitals took over healthcare services for the city’s correctional facilities and chose PAGNY as the primary affiliate for inmates’ […]