Doctors Council SEIU Letter to U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, Conn. on Gun Control Measures

June 17, 2016 United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Murphy, Doctors Council SEIU applauds your efforts on the Senate Floor to demand the Senate take up a variety of gun control measures. We especially support the… Read More

Urgent Phone Calls Needed Today (Wednesday) to protect Health + Hospitals and support S.6948A and A9476A (Establishes a hospital supplemental reimbursement rate adjustment for enhanced safety net hospitals)

Dear Doctors, As you know, the NYC Health + Hospitals is facing a severe financial crises.  One reason is that H + H does not receive its fair share of funding based on the number and type of… Read More

Standing united with the families & friends of the victims in Orlando & with the LGBTQ community across the country

Photo Credit: MARTY MELVILLE/AFP Dear Doctors, I am sure each of you, like us, was saddened and shocked at the senseless tragedy in Florida over the weekend.  Doctors Council stands united with those who believe in an inclusive and… Read More

Doctors Council Participates in National Gun Violence Awareness Day

June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Across the nation, various events were held to mark the day and participants wore orange to create awareness and to advocate for stricter gun control laws. In solidarity, Doctors Council… Read More

May 2016 Joint Statement, Doctors Council SEIU & New York City Health + Hospitals System-Wide Collaboration Council

Executive leadership from all NYC H + H facilities and their Doctors Council SEIU member counterparts convened at NYC H+H/Gouverneur for our System Wide Collaboration Council (SWCC) meeting.  The focus of the System-Wide meetings continues to be to… Read More

Report on the January 2016 Meeting of the System-wide Collaboration Council

Dr. Aycan Turkmen, M.D., Doctors Council 2nd Vice-President, System-wide Collaboration Council (SWCC) Co-Chair and doctor from Coney Island Hospital, and NYC Health + Hospitals Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ross Wilson, M.D. convened the third meeting of our SWCC… Read More

Testimony of Matthews Hurley, M.D., First Vice-President of Doctors Council SEIU Before the New York City Council Committee on Mental Health, Developmental Disability, Alcoholism, Substance Abuse and Disability Services January 28, 2016

Good Afternoon Chairman Cohen and members of the Committee.  My name is Dr. Matthews Hurley and I am First Vice President of Doctors Council SEIU which represents thousands of doctors in the Metropolitan area, including in every NYC… Read More

Doctors Council & NYC Health + Hospitals Launch Historic Partnership to Improve Patient Experience & Quality of Care

The leadership of Doctors Council SEIU and NYC Health + Hospitals jointly launched an historic and innovative partnership to improve the patient experience and quality of care in our public hospital system. On Friday, November 6, 2015 more… Read More

Doctors Council & NYC Health + Hospitals Launch Historic Partnership to Improve Patient Experience & Quality of Care

The leadership of Doctors Council SEIU and NYC Health + Hospitals jointly launched an historic and innovative partnership to improve the patient experience and quality of care in our public hospital system. On Friday, November 6, 2015 more… Read More

SEIU endorses Hillary Clinton for President

Members: Clinton supports our movement to build a better future for working families  VIDEO: Watch SEIU members speak about why they support Hillary Clinton WASHINGTON — After a rigorous, months-long member engagement process, the Service Employees International Union (SEIU)… Read More