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

Urgent Phone Calls Needed Today (Wednesday) to protect Health + Hospitals and support S.6948A and A9476A (Establishes a hospital supplemental reimbursement rate adjustment for enhanced safety net hospitals)

Dear Doctors, As you know, the NYC Health + Hospitals is facing a severe financial crises.  One reason is that H + H does not receive its fair share of funding based on the number and type of… Read More

Standing united with the families & friends of the victims in Orlando & with the LGBTQ community across the country

Photo Credit: MARTY MELVILLE/AFP Dear Doctors, I am sure each of you, like us, was saddened and shocked at the senseless tragedy in Florida over the weekend.  Doctors Council stands united with those who believe in an inclusive and… Read More

Doctors Council Participates in National Gun Violence Awareness Day

June 2nd is National Gun Violence Awareness Day. Across the nation, various events were held to mark the day and participants wore orange to create awareness and to advocate for stricter gun control laws. In solidarity, Doctors Council… Read More

May 2016 Joint Statement, Doctors Council SEIU & New York City Health + Hospitals System-Wide Collaboration Council

Executive leadership from all NYC H + H facilities and their Doctors Council SEIU member counterparts convened at NYC H+H/Gouverneur for our System Wide Collaboration Council (SWCC) meeting.  The focus of the System-Wide meetings continues to be to… Read More

Report on the January 2016 Meeting of the System-wide Collaboration Council

Dr. Aycan Turkmen, M.D., Doctors Council 2nd Vice-President, System-wide Collaboration Council (SWCC) Co-Chair and doctor from Coney Island Hospital, and NYC Health + Hospitals Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Ross Wilson, M.D. convened the third meeting of our SWCC… Read More