“Speak Out” with Assemblywoman Sandy Galef Presents Family Medicine Residency in Westchester County

July 9, 2012

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef discusses the importance of medical centers who specialize in the involvement of Family Medicine Residency programs with Lindsay Farrell (left) and Dr. Shantie Harkisoon (right).

Assemblywoman Sandy Galef hosts Lindsay Farrell, President and CEO of Open Door Family Medical Centers and Dr. Shantie Harkisoon, Program Director of NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency on her television program “Speak Out with Sandy Galef.” They discuss the importance and benefits of family medicine in the local community and even around the country.

Galef, Farrell and Harkisoon’s conversation touches on the positive effect of the NYMC Phelps Family Medicine Residency Program that offers an optimal education environment to develop the potential of residents as individuals, physicians, teachers and learners. They talk about how family physicians will provide outstanding clinical care and service through partnership and innovation. The Family Medicine Residency Program provides high quality and cost effective service to their patients and for the generations to come.

“I hope this discussion shows the people of New York that practitioners who specialize in Family Medicine will indeed meet the growing shortage of primary care physicians in the U.S. and create a new bond between doctor and patient,” said Galef.

Tune in to cable television on the following days and times to learn more.

“Speak Out with Sandy Galef – Family Medicine Residency in Westchester County” airs as follows:


Ossining and Peekskill airs on Channel 15: Wednesday, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1 & 8/8 at 8 p.m.
(Briarcliff, Ossining, Scarborough, Buchanan, Cortlandt, Croton, Garrison, Montrose, Peekskill, Philipstown South, Verplanck)
Wappingers Falls airs on Channel 21: Wednesday, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1 & 8/8 at 7:30p.m.
(Cold Spring, Philipstown North)
Yorktown airs on Channel 74: Wednesday, 7/18, 7/25, 8/1 & 8/8 at 7:30p.m.
(Lake Peekskill, Putnam Valley)


Carmel, Kent, Mahopac & Putnam Valley Channel 8: Wednesday, 7/18, 7/25 & 8/1 at 7:30 p.m.

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