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CIR Physicians Rally for Paid Sick Days in NYC

Over 1.5 million workers in New York City do not get a single paid sick day to care for themselves or a sick child. Many workers are forced to go to work sick because they risk losing their jobs. But …

UNM Resident Writes Op-Ed for the Albuquerque Journal

Last week Dr. Yadira Caraveo, CIR member and resident at the University of New Mexico Medical Center, wrote an article that was published by the Albuquerque Journal, “Medicaid Is Lifeline For the Poor.”  As a pediatrician, Dr. Caraveo explains how …

Sign Up: CIR Physicians to Rally for Paid Sick Days in NYC

Over 1.5 million workers in New York City do not get a single paid sick day to care for themselves or a sick child. Many workers are forced to go to work sick because they risk losing their jobs. But …

Educational Opportunity – Harvard Course on Physician Work Hours, Health and Patient Safety

CIR members and alumni are invited to attend this course in Grand Cayman from February 20-24, 2012. Early registration available through December 5. Physician Work Hours, Health and Patient Safety COURSE DESCRIPTION Physicians must provide patient care services around the …

CIR Executive Committee Issues Statement on Occupy Wall Street Eviction

On November 16, the CIR National Executive Committee released the following statement on the eviction of the Occupy Wall Street encampment in lower Manhattan: Statement by CIR Executive Committee on the Eviction of Occupy Wall Street from Zuccotti Park Early …

UNM Residents Relax at Housestaff Appreciation Day

On September 28th, University of New Mexico residents came together for their Housestaff Appreciation Day.  The annual event co-sponsored by CIR, the hospital and the GME office features food and music.  This year residents could also get massages and flu …

CIR Doctors Speak Out at HHC Press Conference Against Medicaid Cuts

Dr. Rick Gustave, CIR Regional VP and resident at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx and Drs. Michelle Lin and Shaun Yang, residents at Bellevue Hospital in Manhattan, added their voices and stories to the New York City Health and Hospitals …