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Dr. Bergasa Named Winner of the 2017 Heritage Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award

Dr. Nora V. Bergasa, Chief of Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan and Dr. Luis R. Marcos, Chief Executive Officer, PAGNY

PAGNY’s Dr. Nora V. Bergasa, Chief of the Department of Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, has been named the winner of the 2017 Heritage Innovation in Healthcare Delivery Award...

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PAGNY Announces Paperless Payroll System to Increase Human Resource Efficiencies

PAGNY and Paycom

PAGNY is pleased to announce that we have moved to a new paperless payroll service system that will greatly increase the ability of PAGNY employees to access their personal information.

PAGNY is partnering with Paycom, a human capital management system that helps companies manage the complete employment life cycle, from recruitment to retirement. Paycom uses cloud-based technology so that updates are done in real time and employee are always able to access their most current information...

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Awards

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NYC Health + Hospitals Celebrates PAGNY Physicians for National Doctors’ Day

New York City Health + Hospitals honored 10 PAGNY doctors for National Doctors’ Day for their dedication to their profession and their patients. The PAGNY doctors were among 25 physicians honored at the event, held Tuesday, May 9th.

“Today, we take time out to celebrate 25 outstanding physicians from diverse disciplines and practices who are representative of the thousands of other highly skilled and mission-driven physicians across our broad system,” said Stan Brezenoff, Health +Hospitals Interim President and Chief Executive Officer, and Dr. Machelle Allen, Health +Hospitals Chief Medical Officer.

“Though working in diverse areas of medicine, each of these innovative caregivers has in common a fierce dedication to our patients’ health and well-being. We are grateful our doctors have chosen the path of public health. We salute them and offer them our deepest appreciation on Doctors’ Day 2017.”

The honorees were:

Dr. Arthur R. Dove
Dr. Arthur R. Dove, Attending Physician, NYC Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Sydenham. Dr. Dove was a leader in creating Sydenham’s “Nirvana” program, a new care-delivery model that has won praise from patients and administrators...
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Dr. Svetlana Kalimulina
Dr. Svetlana Kalimulina, Attending Physician, NYC Health + Hospitals/Correctional Health. Dr. Kalimulina’s clinical expertise, curiosity and caring are essential to serving the vulnerable and ill patient population...
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Dr. Marie M. Alzi-Greene
Dr. Marie M. Alzi-Greene, OD, Optometrist, NYC Health + Hospitals/ Gotham Health, Belvis. Dr. Alzi-Greene has launched innovations to improve eye care and procedures to coordinate her discipline within the Belvis structure.
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Dr. Iosif Fradlis
Dr. Iosif Fradlis, Director, Behavioral Medicine and Integrated Care Department of Behavioral Health, NYC Health + Hospitals/Coney Island. Dr. Fradlis has championed the implementation of the ground-breaking evidenced-based treatment...
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Dr. Matthew K. Hurley
Dr. Matthew K. Hurley, Attending Emergency Room Physician, NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem. Dr. Hurley was nominated for this honor posthumously. He died Dec. 9, 2016, after a more than 30-year affiliation with NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem...
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Dr. Nermica Sarcevic
Dr. Nermica Sarcevic, Director Inpatient Psychiatry, NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi. Dr. Sarcevic is known for her enthusiastic devotion to patients, staff and medical students. Innovation is her hallmark...
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Dr. Moiz Mansur Kasubhai, MRCP
Dr. Moiz Mansur Kasubhai, MRCP, Associate Chief of Medicine and Chief Hospitalist, NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln. Dr. Kasubhai is recognized for his professionalism and dedication to patient care as well as his focus on...
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Dr. Jason S. Mack
Dr. Jason S. Mack, FAAP, Director, Pediatrics Ambulatory Care, NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan. Dr. Mack is known for conducting “Teddy Bear” clinics for his young patients. He is considered a pediatrics leader and his innovative...
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Dr. Swarupa Rani Gaddipati
Dr. Swarupa Rani Gaddipati, Attending Physician/Primary Care Adult Clinic, New York Health + Hospitals/Gotham Health, Morrisania. Colleagues consider Dr. Gaddipati the ideal primary care physician for her welcoming...
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Dr. Dr. Haseen Sharma-Cooper
Dr. Haseen Sharma-Cooper, Director, Department of Psychiatry, NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx. Dr. Sharma-Cooper oversees several inpatient units, the Psychiatric Emergency Services, including Consultation-Liaison; the Partial Hospital Program, the ACT...
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Metropolitan Medical Board Honors 10 Physicians at Annual Meeting

NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan

The Medical Board of NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan last month honored 10 outstanding physicians at the hospital at its annual meeting at the Surf Club on the Sound, New Rochelle, N.Y.

Alina Moran, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, said, “I want to congratulate all the wonderful Metropolitan doctors who were honored at this year’s Annual Medical Board...

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Dr. Mark Mehler Honored by Jacobi Auxiliary”

Christopher Mastromano, CEO of NYC Health + Hospitals Jacobi, presents Dr. Mark Mehler with his award from the Jacobi Auxiliary

The Jacobi Auxiliary last month honored Dr. Mark Mehler, Chairman and Neurologist-in-Chief at NYC Health + Hospitals/Jacobi. His specialties are neurology and psychiatry and he also serves important neurology roles at NYC Health + Hospitals/North Central Bronx and Montefiore Medical Center.

In honoring Dr. Mehler, the Auxiliary said he was a “dedicated physician and pioneering researcher” who has “served in numerous national and international academic leadership capacities. As a committed educator, he has trained countless students, residents and fellows in neuroscience and allied specialties.”...

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Focus on Research

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New Research Grant Opportunities

PAGNY is committed to promoting scholarly activities and enhancing faculty participation in biomedical research. Here is a link to the website of the Federal Health Resources and Services Administration that lists upcoming grant opportunities. And here is a link to the Fiscal Year 2017 Grants Bulletin issued by the Bureau of Health Workforce.

Here are upcoming grant opportunities:




If you are interested in applying for one of the opportunities listed above or other known funded or non-funded opportunities, contact the PAGNY Health and Research Foundation at: 646-714-2171 or research@pagny.org

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