Doctors Council SEIU Statement in Response to the President’s Executive Actions on Immigration Issues

As the union of doctors in healthcare systems in several states across the country, we are deeply dismayed by the recent statements made and actions taken on immigration by President Donald Trump. The front line doctors in public… Read More

In Memory of Matthews Hurley, M.D.

Dear Doctors Council members, colleagues, and friends: It is with the deepest of regrets and profound sadness that we inform you that Matthews Hurley, M.D. has passed away.  Matt was a wonderful, kind, caring and giving person greatly admired and… Read More

Coalition of Patients, Caregivers, & Supporters Declare City Hospitals “Safe Havens of Care for All”

Labor and health advocates, immigrant rights groups reassure New Yorkers: public hospitals are “protected zones”              NEW YORK:  As a result of  growing fears of discrimination against women and immigrants, and within communities of… Read More

Press Conference for the Enhanced Safety Net Bill at Harlem Hospital!

Advocates Call on Governor Cuomo to Sign Bill into Law; More than 15,000 signatures collected across the State Supporting Legislation   WHEN: Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – NOON WHERE: Outside of Harlem Hospital: 506 Lenox Ave, New York, NY 10037 WHAT:… Read More

Cook County Rounds: New Health Access Program for Uninsured, New Outpatient Building Coming Soon

After a two-year effort, the Healthy Communities Cook County coalition (HC3), (of which Doctors Council is a member) has successfully advocated to the Cook County board for the creation of a new program that will help uninsured Cook County… Read More

Doctors Council SEIU Supports IDNYC

The City of New York is providing free government-issued photo identification cards, the IDNYC, for all NYC residents 14 years of age and older.  IDNYC is good for patient care! Our patients at NYC Health + Hospitals can… Read More

Remainder of September: 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

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

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

Doctors Council SEIU Letter to U.S. Senator Chris Murphy, Conn. on Gun Control Measures

June 17, 2016 United States Senate Washington, D.C. 20510 Dear Senator Murphy, Doctors Council SEIU applauds your efforts on the Senate Floor to demand the Senate take up a variety of gun control measures. We especially support the… Read More