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Across the Foundation’s priority areas, our grantees are working to improve the health of the public through innovative research and programs.  The Foundation awards up to 40 grants on a rotating schedule each year.

CME for Community Doctors to Serve Minority and Low Income Populations

Theme: Education for the Care of Underserved Populations

Institution: Long Island Medical Foundation

Grant Type: President’s Grant

Award Amount: $35,000

Grant Awarded: July 2010

Principal Investigator: Steven J. Walerstein, MD FACP

Funding to undertake the initial steps in this process that will be the building blocks for the eventual organization (NuHealth) and education of the medical professionals providing health care to the region’ s minorities and poor. NuHealth seeks to improve and promote the clinical coordination of healthcare delivered by clinicians serving such underserved populations with the major safety net health care providers in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.