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

Jacobi’s Innovative ‘Falls Prevention’ Program for Seniors

In July 2015, NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi kicked off a unique new program to identify and help older patients at risk for falls. Falls are a leading cause of injury for adults 65 and older, according to the Centers for Disease Control, and many older adults and their families are not aware of the factors […]

PAGNY Encourages Medical Research Opportunities

PAGNY is committed to promoting scholarly activities and enhancing faculty participation in biomedical research. To further this goal, the PAGNY Research Education and Training Committee was created with leaders and researchers from PAGNY-affiliated facilities. The aims of the committee include: Engaging faculty in biomedical research Developing collaboration across PAGNY institutions within NYC H+H Mentoring faculty […]

PAGNY is Pleased to Announce the Following Appointments

Michael J. Chambers – named PAGNY COO Michael J. Chambers, MPA, has been named PAGNY’s new Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Chambers has served in senior leadership positions in the healthcare industry for the past 30 years. His expertise includes regulatory affairs, compliance and oversight, operations, healthcare finance, performance improvement, proactive risk-assessment and evidence-based practices. Mr. […]

Metropolitan’s Department of Medicine Recognizes Impressive Work in 2015

Metropolitan’s Department of Medicine—under the leadership of Nora V. Bergasa, MD, FACP, FAASLD, AGAF and Chief of Service of the Department of Medicine—remained strong in 2015. The department recognized dedication to patient care and training at the 2015 Medical Board dinner by honoring Dr. Alexander M. Sy, Assistant Professor of Medicine, and Associate Program Director […]