Health Care Reform Event

All PAGNY members are invited to attend a forum on the future of health care reform in New York State on Monday, April 18th, sponsored by the New York Academy of Medicine. Panelists for the event include: Paul Francis Deputy Secretary for Health and Human Services for Gov. Andrew Cuomo Stephen Berger Chairman and Founder […]

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: Click the grant opportunity below to apply: April 1 deadline: National Safety Net Advancement Center Accelerating Value-Based Payment and Care Delivery in the Health Care Safety Net April 19 deadline: Interdisciplinary Research […]

Performance Improvement: NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx

PAGNY congratulates NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx for performing so well on the Performance Improvement Indicators for the second quarter of Fiscal Year 2016. This is particularly impressive given all the complexities and constraints across the system. The diligence and dedication shown by your physicians and staff are remarkable. PAGNY thanks you for your […]

PAGNY’s First Annual Research Day

PAGNY is pleased to announce that it will hold its First Annual Research Day on May 4, 2016, to focus attention on the biomedical research being conducted by PAGNY physicians. The event will promote the commitment of NYC Health + Hospitals to support and promote research aimed at improving patient care at its facilities. “In […]

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. […]