Family Health Center of Harlem in New York City provides primary care to residents of the neighborhood. The doctors in this medical center specialize in family medicine. They perform medical history analysis and treat a variety of health issues. The practice is home to some of the most talented and experienced health professionals in the area. Dr. Julia Cooper, MD, practices family medicine, and other physicians including Valsa Madhava, DO, and Sharon Lin, MD, also practice here. Adaeze S. Nkemdirim, MD, is an aspiring physician and is in an organized health education program.
The Family Health Center of NYU Langone is a network of federally qualified health centers. Its members include two family physicians, a family nurse practitioner, a behavioral scientist, and other medical professionals. Its network provides care to approximately 90,000 patients and makes about 400,000 annual visits. In addition to providing care to its patients, the Institute of Families Health is also committed to training future physicians to provide comprehensive and affordable primary care to underserved populations.
The Institute for Family Health was founded in 1984 by a group of family physicians, a family nurse practitioner, and a behavioral scientist. In 1985, the group received federal funds to start the Faculty Development Program in Urban Primary Care. In 1985, the organization contracted with Bronx Lebanon Hospital to offer a residency in family medicine and developed a number of small community-based medical practices. It also holds a medical residency training program.