Ambulatory Care Research Network

Registered: 
January 01, 2012
Acronym: 
ACRN
City: 
New York
State: 
New York
Zip: 
10033
Main Phone: 
212-342-3062
Network Director: 
Elaine Fleck
Network Member: 
Richard Younge
Network Member Role: 
Chief, Family Medicine, New York Presbyterian
Geographic Coverage: 
Local or City-wide
Clinics Location: 
New York
Founded: 
2003
Network Category: 
Established
Network Type: 
Mixed Network (a combination of family medicine, internal medicine, pediatrics, nursing and/or other specialties)
Mission Statement: 

To conduct community-engaged, practice-based clinical and translational research in an effort to expand knowledge, improve care and eliminate health disparities. We will integrate the multidimensional and interdisciplinary academic and clinical resources of the Ambulatory Care Research Network (ACRN), the NewYork Presbyterian Hospital and the Columbia University Medical Center to improve the health and well-being of families living in our community of northern Manhattan.

Current or Past Research Interests: 
Cancer
Cardiovascular disease including stroke and HTN
Children's health issues
Depression and other mental health disorders
Diabetes (Type 1 or 2)
Health literacy
Immunizations
Obesity, physical activity and / or diet and nutrition
Pregnancy and childbirth including preterm birth
Pulmonary disease/asthma
Tobacco use and smoking cessation
Approximate Number of PBRN Member Licensed Clinicians: 
150
Approximate Number of Practices or Clinics: 
12
Approximate Number of Patients: 
80000