Fenway News

Fenway is extremely proud of the many talented and diverse people who make our work and mission possible. In this series, we are thrilled to highlight the newest providers who have joined the team to help us in delivering high-quality care to the LGBT community and our surrounding neighborhood.

New Provider Spotlight: Christy Odell, Primary Care Physician

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Christy Odell, Primary Care Physician  Joined Fenway in September 2016. Education: University of Michigan, B.S. in Biology; Boston University School of Medicine, MD; Boston University School of Public Health, M.S. Epidemiology. Residency: Family Medicine Residency, Maine Medical Center *American Board of Family Medicine certified. What do you like most about being a Primary Care Physician? What I really love about Primary Care is building long-term relationships with patients. As a family doc, it’s even more exciting to watch young families grow. In my last job, I provided care to multiple families where I got to follow mom in her pregnancy 
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HPC Executive Director David Seltz and Health Policy Commissioner Dr. Carole Allen presented Fenway leadership with a PCMH PRIME framed logo in recognition of Fenway: South End’s achievement of PCMH PRIME certification.

Fenway Health Becomes First Practice To Achieve PCMH PRIME Certification For Integrating Behavioral Health In Primary Care

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On Wednesday, October 5, the Massachusetts Health Policy Commission (HPC) visited Fenway: South End to officially award its Patient-Centered Medical Homes (PCMH) PRIME certification to this office. Envisioned by Chapter 224 of the Acts of 2012, HPC’s PCMH PRIME emphasizes the importance of behavioral health integration in primary care. Fenway: South End is the first practice to attain PCMH PRIME certification for its commitment to integrating behavioral health and primary care services. Behavioral health conditions – including mental illnesses and substance use disorders – are commonly characterized by both under and delayed diagnosis and treatment. As such, there is growing 
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On October 22, Fenway will host the 18th Annual Audre Lorde Cancer Awareness Brunch.

Join Us For the 18th Annual Audre Lorde Cancer Awareness Brunch

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On Saturday, October 22, Fenway’s Women’s Health Team will hold the 18th Annual Audre Lorde Cancer Awareness Brunch, a celebration of women of color survivors and their supporters whose lives have been affected by cancer. Started in 1999, the brunch is named in memory of Audre Lorde, a self-described “black, lesbian, mother, warrior, poet” who battled cancer for 14 years. The brunch will be held from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM at our 1340 Boylston St. location. The Audre Lorde Cancer Awareness Brunch is a gathering for women of color to share, network, and rediscover their resilience and strength.  The 
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Henia Handler, Fenway Health's Director of Government Relations, was the recipient of this year's Michael A. Tye Leadership Award.

Fenway’s Henia Handler Receives Michael A. Tye Leadership Award

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On Thursday, September 22, the Fenway Health community came together for Donor Appreciation Night, an evening to recognize and celebrate our generous Leadership Circle and Legacy Society members, and to present the 13th Annual Michael A. Tye Leadership Award. We’re thrilled to announce that Henia Handler, MSW, Fenway Health’s Director of Government Relations, was the recipient of this year’s Award. As Director of Government Relations, Henia oversees policy development and advocacy on issues of importance to community health centers, the procurement of new public funds, and all grant/contract performance and reporting. Employed at Fenway Health for 26 years, Henia oversees 
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Fenway is now accepting patients of all ages at both 142 Berkeley St. and 1340 Boylston St. locations.

Fenway: South End Launches Family Medicine – Now Seeing Patients of All Ages!

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Fenway Health is proud to announce the arrival of Family Medicine at its Fenway: South End location to welcome patients of all ages to the site, including children, as it expands upon existing Family services offered at main 1340 Boylston location. Following summer renovations, the Fenway: South End construction is now wrapping up in its final stages, with many of the new exam rooms and clinical spaces already being utilized to accommodate the new program.  Additionally, our staff continues to grow, with recent additions of several new providers dedicated solely to the new Family program. New amenities and expanded space 
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