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Dr. Safyer Introduces ACA Champion, NY Senator Schumer at Association of American Medical Colleges Board Meeting

Steven M. Safyer, MD, President and CEO of Montefiore, attended the Association of American Medical Colleges' Council of Teaching Hospitals and Health Systems in Washington, DC, and introduced Senator Charles Schumer – a long-standing and tireless champion of academic medicine and the Affordable Care Act.

Dr. Safyer thanked Senator Schumer on behalf of the patients and families Montefiore serves and also for all he has done to not only expand coverage, but everything he is currently doing as leader to ensure Congress does not lose sight of how their decisions will affect real people, like our patients and hard-working employees. The Senator is a long-standing and tireless champion of academic medicine and Montefiore's unique patient care, education, research, and community service missions.

Montefiore Stands With Governor Andrew Cuomo and New York State in the Fight for Affordable Healthcare

Montefiore President and CEO Steven M. Safyer, MD, attended Governor Cuomo's emergency briefing to discuss the effects the proposed legislation will have on New Yorkers most in need. Repeal of the affordable care act would leave 2.7 million New Yorkers will be uninsured. Learn more>

Dr. Safyer on the Impact of ACA Repeal

Montefiore President and CEO, Steven M. Safyer, MD, joined with leaders from six of the nation's most prominent health systems in Washington, D.C. to discuss the importance of protecting coverage and innovation made under the Affordable Care Act (ACA).  

Dr. Safyer was also among a group of 20 healthcare executives who signed a consensus statement calling for policies to protect coverage for our most vulnerable citizens.

Dr. Safyer continued his call to action during an interview on NY1’s Road to City Hall, where he explained, among other things, the impact repeal may have on the working poor, children, elderly and the disabled. Watch the video>

Healthcare Reform: What About New York?

Healthcare Leaders Stress Value of ACA's Push for Innovation

Dr. Safyer was in Washington, D.C., to participate in a panel discussion on the importance of protecting the Accountable Care Act and the innovations made under the law.

Healthcare leaders stress value of ACA's push for innovation

Dr. Steven Safyer's Letter to the Montefiore Community: Staying True to Montefiore Values

President and CEO Dr. Steven Safyer addresses the recent Executive Order on immigration and efforts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, stating that Montefiore will continue to stay true to our values in support of our patients, associates, students, trainees and community. Read more>