This article originally appeared in the May 2017 edition of the Columbia Nursing E-Newsletter. What’s the reason to go inside patient’s homes? Marie Carmel Garcon, DNP, has worked at Columbia University Medical Center (CUMC) for the past 28 years. From the ICU, dealing with infectious diseases, even working with dialysis patients, the newest nurse […]
This story was originally published by Refinery29 on May 29, 2017: Remembering to take your medications every day is hard enough, but especially so when they’re massive horse pills. You have to get a glass of water, brace yourself to gag, and it can become a whole thing. Even though you eat […]
In a kick-off to Pride month, come meet with our board-certified practitioners and discuss our new LGBT services! The LGBT Health Open House is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Come visit the only primary care practice in Upper Manhattan that specializes in LGBT care! At ColumbiaDoctors Primary CareNurse […]
Columbia Opens Nurse Practitioner-Led Primary Care in Washington Heights
The health care system is complicated, and finding a health care provider can be a challenge. But with the growing popularity of nurse practitioners (NPs) as primary care providers, access to quality health care is becoming easier. In fact, Americans make 916 million visits to nurse practitioners as their primary care provider every […]
Increase in Demand, Increase in Opportunity With a severe increase in demand for patient care due to a lack of doctor availability, nurse practitioners are now able to have a wider range of responsibilities and opportunities to attend to patients. Watch the video or read the transcript below. Nurse-Run Primary Care on the Rise to […]
Stephen Ferrara joined the faculty of Columbia Nursing this year and oversees the school’s attending faculty as well as Columbia Nursing’s Primary and Immediate Care faculty practice in midtown Manhattan.
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