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Fenway: South End Expands to Welcome Family Medicine

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Fenway: South End at 142 Berkeley Street is growing this summer with some exciting new changes on the horizon. In addition to new facilities and expanded space, we are excited to announce the launch of Family Medicine in the South End later this fall. The build-out, which kicked off in May and is currently underway on both the second and fourth floors, will allow Fenway: South End to better serve the community and our surrounding neighborhood, while continuing to deliver the highest quality of care to all patients. Changes to come this fall include: New exam rooms and additional space 
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YLC To Celebrate Six Fabulous Years With Party At The Sinclair

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Over the past six years, the Young Leaders Council (YLC) of Fenway Health has grown into one of the most vibrant communities of young philanthropists in the nation. In 2015 alone, the YLC contributed over $110,000 to support Fenway’s lifesaving programs and services and hosted over a thousand people at our events. On Saturday, February 13 at 8 PM, Fenway and our friends are taking over Cambridge’s The Sinclair to celebrate six years of the YLC! The Anniversary Party brings the YLC’s friends and community together for music, dancing and drinks. Located in the heart of Harvard Square, the Sinclair 
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New Report Addresses Health Disparities Faced By LGBTQ Youth Of Color

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, Research, The Fenway Institute, Youth | No Comments
LGBTQ youth of color experience disproportionate challenges to their physical and mental health, according to an extensive survey released by The Fenway Institute. The Our Health Matters study is the result of partnership of Fenway, BAGLY Inc., and Boston GLASS aimed at examining and addressing the health needs of LGBTQ youth of color in the Greater Boston area. Our Health Matters was authored by a group of dedicated researchers and experts in their fields: Dr. Kerith Conron, Research Scientist at The Fenway Institute; Johannes Wilson, Study Coordinator; Dr. Sean Cahill, Director of Health Policy Research at The Fenway Institute; Jessica 
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AVA Study Looks To Improve HIV Services For Transgender Youth

By | Fenway Health Newsroom, HIV/AIDS, HIV/AIDS, The Fenway Institute, Trans, Youth | No Comments
The Fenway Institute is excited to be a part of Affirming Voices for Action (AVA), a groundbreaking study on the current state of HIV services for transgender and gender non-conforming youth. Boston is one of 14 cities nationwide to join this effort to improve access to HIV care and prevention for people of all genders. Dr. Sari Reisner, Research Scientist at The Fenway Institute, and Liz Salomon, Project Director for Community Based Research at The Fenway Institute, are co-investigators in AVA. AVA, a study of the Adolescent Medicine Trials Network for HIV/AIDS Interventions (ATN 130), is a mixed-methods study that 
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YLC Co-Chairs Are Community Leaders

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An organization as special as the Young Leaders Council of Fenway Health (YLC) needs truly exceptional leadership – and our Co-Chairs go above and beyond to meet that need. Jonathan Litt and Becky Sniderman are the current Co-Chairs of the YLC. From planning fabulous community events to recruiting new members and heading the Steering Committee, Becky and Jonathan lead the YLC with passion, dedication, and commitment to the mission of Fenway Health. We’re excited to introduce you to these two inspirational young leaders! Jonathan Litt Jonathan Litt is a Neonatologist and Perinatal Epidemiologist at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and 
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