Take Action Now and Protect NYC Health + Hospitals-Sign the Online Petition Asking Gov. Cuomo to Sign the Enhanced Safety Net Bill!

The Future of NYC H+H Depends on Us. Doctors Council, along with other unions and community advocates, has been gathering signatures on a petition asking Gov. Cuomo to sign the Enhanced Safety Net bill, which if signed, would assist… Read More

Week of Sept. 6-9: Stop by our Tables & Support NYC H+H by Encouraging Gov. Cuomo to Sign the Enhanced Safety Net Bill!

The Future of NYC H+H Depends on Us.   Please bring your colleagues and stop by our tables to sign the petition to protect and save H+H and encourage Gov. Cuomo to sign the Enhanced Safety Net bill…. Read More

Stop by our Tables & Support NYC H+H by Encouraging Gov. Cuomo to Sign the Enhanced Safety Net Bill!

The Future of NYC H+H Depends on Us. As you have probably heard by now, New York City Health + Hospitals faces a $1.8 billion financial crisis, which left unaddressed, threatens the very existence of the system, our… Read More

Collaboration Councils Update August 2016

August Joint Meeting of System-Wide & Facility-Based Collaboration Councils Advances Goal of Improving Quality Care and the Patient Experience Through Increased Engagement Between Front-line Doctors and Administration: Vital Importance of Collaboration Councils to Health + Hospitals Strategic Restructuring/Transformation… Read More

This Sunday–Help Save H+H & Our Safety Net Hospitals at Harlem Fair

SAVE OUR SAFETY NET HOSPITALS Support the Enhanced Safety Net Bill! New York City Health + Hospitals and safety net hospitals throughout the state face a significant financial crisis. Low-income communities and immigrant communities already struggle to access… Read More

Doctors Council Member Honored at Friends of Harlem Hospital Center 7th Annual Golf Tournament

On Monday, August 15, 2016, Doctors Council member Dr. Aubrey G. Clarke, was honored with the Distinguished Healer Award at the Friends of Harlem Hospital Center 7th Annual Golf Tournament. Dr. Clarke is a leading cardiologist who has… Read More

Joint Statement Doctors Council SEIU and NYC H+H System Wide Collaboration Council June 22, 2016

A very well attended meeting of our System Wide Collaboration Council (SWCC) convened on June 22nd at Gouverneur Medical Center.  This meeting marks the completion of the first round of SWCC meetings which have occurred monthly since November,… Read More

The Unhealthy State of Equal Pay for Women in Medicine Continues

A recent study in JAMA Internal Medicine confirms that women physicians still make less than their male counterparts.  We explored this issue in a previous post, and unfortunately little has changed. The study in JAMA Internal medicine by… Read More

Doctors Address Racism

  “We are doctors and medical students who witnessed the events of the week of July 4th, 2016 with horror and grief. The murders of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Philando Castile in St. Paul, Minnesota and… Read More

How Best To Address Healthcare Disparities?

While there has been increasing attention on Healthcare Disparities  and more centralized thinking on how to address these disparities, the problem still remains.  In New York City a recent conference marked the launch of the NYC Coalition to… Read More