The New York City Research and Improvement Networking Group (NYC RING)

Convocation 2017

2017 NYC RING Convocation of Practices

Thursday October 26, 2017
5:00 – 8:00pm
Cherkasky Auditorium
111 E. 210th Street 
Bronx, NY 10467 

With Keynote Address by Christine Sinsky, MD and Thomas Sinsky, MD
Joy in Practice: Organizational and Workflow Strategies” 


Thanks to everyone who made the 2017 NYC RING Convocation our most successful Convocation to date! This year's event hosted over 200 attendees representing over 25 partner organizations throughout New York City, and featured 66 presentations demonstrating the wonderful, meaningful work being done in the Bronx and throughout New York City.


Congratulations to this year's 1st, 2nd and 3rd Place (a tie!) winners for BEST PRESENTATION:

1st Place: Using Electronic Health Records Data to Evaluate the Association Among Biological, Social and Nutritional Status on Adolescent Pregnancy Rates, Physiology and Birth Outcomes
 Dena Moftah, BA; Amanda Cheng, MPH; Jonathan N. Tobin, PhD; Caroline Jiang, MS; Megan Bourassa, PhD; Jan Breslow, MD; Peter Holt, MD

2nd Place: Gun Ownership and Community Attitudes Toward Firearms in New York Primary Care Ashley Landicho, MD, MBA; Ambika Nath, DO; Navdeep Kaur, MD; Cameron Nienaber, MD; Matthew Anderson, MD

And a tie for 3rd Place: The Bronx Community Health Leaders (BxCHL): an innovative pre-health pipeline program at a family medicine FQHC
 Juan Robles, MD; Julissa Delacruz, MSII; Harly Rodriguez; Hyrjna Dibra; Erika Gonzalez; Alexis Rodriguez 

Capacity-Building Assistance Learning Collaborative for High-Impact HIV Prevention (CBALC HIP)Amanda Cheng, MPH; Andrea Cassells, MPH; James Mackey; Tony Jimenez, MD; PaMalick Mbye; Jonathan N. Tobin, PhD.

It was truly wonderful to see a lot of familiar and new faces, and see everyone so engaged in the keynote address by Christine and Thomas Sinsky, as well as the poster presentations. We look forward to planning next year's event. To be included in the NYC RING Convocation mailing list, please email us 

2017 NYC RING Convocation file downloads:

2017 NYC RING Convocation Abstract booklet 

Convocation Keynote Address by Christine Sinsky, MD and Thomas Sinsky, MD  


About NYC RING Convocation

The NYC RING Convocation is an annual gathering of NYC RING participating clinicians, researchers, and investigators from throughout partner sites. The event showcases the wide variety of practice-based research and quality improvement activities being conducted, and provides an opportunity to discuss opportunities for collaboration.

For more information, or to participate in upcoming Convocations, please contact contact us 

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