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PAGNY Partners with GEMx Program to Host Three International Students for Six-Week Observership

Observership students (front row, left to right) Mercedes Aguilar Soto, Abdallah Riad Said El-Haj Ahmad and Abhinaya Sridhar with (back row, left to right) PAGNY COO Michael J. Chambers; PAGNY CEO Dr. Luis R. Marcos; Maureen Davids, Human Resources Director at Metropolitan Hospital; and Dr. Carleen Evans, PAGNY Quality Improvement Leader

This summer, PAGNY partnered with the international GEMx program, a service provided by the Educational Commission for Foreign Medical Graduates (ECFMG), and sponsored three foreign medical students to participate in a six-week Observership at several New York City medical practices. PAGNY is one of the first American medical organizations to participate in the GEMx exchange program...

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Appointments

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PAGNY is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the PAGNY Board of Directors

PAGNY is pleased to announce the appointment of two new members to the PAGNY Board of Directors: Dr. Ashok Khanna, Attending Physician, NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island, and Dr. Daniel Contractor, Chairperson of the Department of Radiology at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island.

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Dr. Ashok Khanna, F.A.C.C.
Dr. Khanna served as Director of Coney Island’s Division of Cardiology from 2001 to 2016 and also serves as clinical associate professor of medicine at SUNY Downstate College of Medicine...
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Dr. Daniel Contractor
Dr. Contractor is Chairperson of the Department of Radiology and section chief of the Department of Interventional Radiology since 2004 at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. As chairman, he has significantly upgraded the...
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Sabina Zak Pens Farewell Letter Upon Resignation as PAGNY Chief Affiliation Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island

Sabina Zak receives a plaque of appreciation from PAGNY CEO Dr. Luis R. Marcos and PAGNY COO Michael J. Chambers

Sabina Zak is leaving as the PAGNY Chief Affiliation Officer at NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island to become a Vice President, Community Health Services, at Northwell Health. She wrote the following farewell letter to her PAGNY colleagues:

"I’ve heard it said that people come into our lives for a reason, bringing something we must learn, and we are led to those who help us most to grow if we let them and we help them in return," lyrics of “For Good” in the show “Wicked” by composer Stephen Schwartz...

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PAGNY Announces Annual Research Day for October 25

Annual Research Day for October 25

PAGNY is proud to announce that its Annual Research Day will be held on Oct. 25 at the New York Academy of Medicine in the Library Reading Room. The event is part of PAGNY’s efforts to promote and encourage research among its members.

PAGNY’s inaugural Annual Research Day, held on May 4, 2016, was a big success. It featured 47 research projects that were selected for poster presentations and four projects that were chosen for oral presentations...

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