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PAGNY Drs. Clare and Nwankpa Help Lead 2017 African American Day Parade

(left to right) Dr. Camille Clare and Dr. Ngozi Nwankpa

Two PAGNY physicians were honored to play leading roles in this year’s African American Day Parade held Sept. 17th in Harlem: Dr. Camille Clare, Obstetrician/Gynecologist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Metropolitan, was a Grand Marshall and Dr. Ngozi Nwankpa, Obstetrician/Gynecologist at NYC Health + Hospitals/Harlem, served as a Marshall...

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PAGNY Leadership Meets with Nigerian Physician Association to Promote GEMx Foreign Student Exchange Program

PAGNY’s leadership, led by Dr. Bijan Safai, President of the Board of Directors, met this summer with the New York chapter of the Association of Nigerian Physicians in the Americas to encourage them to participate in the GEMx program, which promotes educational exchange programs for international medical and health professional students...

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PAGNY Celebrates National PA Week Oct. 6-12

National PA Week is Oct. 6-12

In honor of National PA Week, PAGNY thanks all the Physician Assistants for the tremendous work they do year round to ensure that our patients get the best possible care. PAs are crucial to PAGNY’s mission of providing responsive and quality healthcare to every New Yorker who comes into our affiliated facilities. So please join us this week—the 50th anniversary of the first class of PAs to receive their graduate degrees—in saying thank you for the tireless service and dedication our PAs provide within the facilities and to the patients every day.

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Appointment

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PAGNY is pleased to announce the appointment of

Dr. Vihren G. Dimitrov, Chief of Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, to the PAGNY Board of Directors.

Dr. Vihren Dimitrov

Dr. Vihren G. Dimitrov has served in several capacities at Lincoln since 1998, when he was appointed an Attending Physician. Since then, he has served as Lincoln’s Program Director as well as Associate Program Director and Lincoln’s Chief Medical Information Officer. He also played an important role in the creation of PAGNY.

As a member of the PAGNY board, Dr. Dimitrov says his aim is to strengthen both PAGNY and Lincoln Medical Center.

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PAGNY Members Invited to Attend Annual Research Day October 25

Annual Research Day for October 25

PAGNY members are invited to attend PAGNY’s Annual Research Day on Wednesday, Oct. 25th, and show support for their colleagues and their research projects. PAGNY thanks the many physicians who submitted their research in biomedical research for consideration by the PAGNY Research Committee and the committee of judges...

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Grant Opportunities

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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.

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Let us hear from you…

Don’t hesitate to let us know about your programs, achievements and successes so we can include them in a future edition of The PAGNY Advance.

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