New Appointment: Dr. Stephen D. Apfelroth to the PAGNY Board of Directors

PAGNY is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Stephen D. Apfelroth to the PAGNY Board of Directors. Dr. Apfelroth has been the Director of Clinical Laboratories and Blood Bank at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx and NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi since 1998, and is also an Assistant Professor of Pathology at Albert Einstein […]





National Doctors Day

Today, March 30th, is National Doctors Day — a day for all of us at PAGNY to honor the more than 2,000 doctors in the PAGNY family who have dedicated themselves to improving the lives and health of our patients and our communities. From the specialist to the researcher to the general practitioner, each PAGNY doctor works tirelessly to […]



Harlem Hospital Making Big Strides in Improving Patient Care

Harlem Hospital is making tremendous strides in improving the quality of patient care under the leadership of its Medical Director, Dr. Maurice Wright. Since his appointment in 2010, Dr. Wright has established an outstanding hospital-wide quality improvement program, brought in many new department chiefs to oversee these improvement projects and installed a reporting system to […]



Harlem Hospital Names Dr. Auran Chief of Ophthalmology and Enters Affiliation Agreement with Columbia’s Eye Institute

Harlem Hospital has significantly upgraded its Department of Ophthalmology by hiring Columbia Professor James Auran to be its new Chief of Ophthalmology, and entering into an affiliation agreement with the Edward S. Harkness Eye Institute of Columbia University Medical Center. Under the agreement, several Columbia ophthalmology residents began rotating through Harlem Hospital in July, 2015. […]





PAGNY General Counsel Walter Ramos Honored at UAE Medical School Convocation

Walter Ramos, PAGNY’s General Counsel, was the guest of honor and keynote speaker in September at the 2015 Convocation Ceremony for the Ras al-Khaimah Medical & Health Sciences University (RAK Medical School) in the United Arab Emirates. Ras al-Khaimah is one of the seven emirates that make up the United Arab Emirates. With guidance from […]



Employee of the Month: Physician Assistant Nazem Osman

NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island recognized Physician Assistant Nazem Osman as its employee of the month for February, 2016. Osman graduated from the College of Staten Island and joined NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island in 2007. In its citation, the Department of Surgery said he is an exceptional employee who carries out his responsibilities with […]



Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition

PAGNY is committed to promoting scholarly activities and enhancing faculty participation in biomedical research. Here is a new research grant opportunity for PAGNY professionals: April 4th Deadline Health Center Program’s Service Area Competition