The Ryan Network’s 50th Anniversary Gala

On Wednesday, June 7th, the Ryan Network celebrated a half century of providing healthcare for all with a gala at the historic Capitale. Nancy Giles, “CBS Sunday Morning” contributor, served as emcee for the evening’s proceedings.  Recognized for their contributions to community health care were Arthur A. Gianelli, President of Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, part of the … Continue reading The Ryan Network’s 50th Anniversary Gala

Brown Boys Brunch

The Ryan Network held our 2nd Brown Boys Brunch on Saturday, May 6th at Prohibition. This event is a quarterly empowerment series focusing on HIV prevention within the African American and Latino communities. The goal is to provide a safe space for young MSM of color to learn more about healthcare services offered and also … Continue reading Brown Boys Brunch

Harlem Heals

On Friday, January 20th, the Ryan/Frederick Douglass Community Health Center transformed it’s waiting room into a healing room. We invited patients and community members to enjoy yoga, meditation, and a dance class; had a food and nutrition demonstration; a financial literacy workshop; and a group conversation entitled “show me how you heal” led by Dr. … Continue reading Harlem Heals

The Ryan Holiday Children’s Parties

In December, pediatric patients from throughout the Ryan Network enjoyed holiday parties at William F. Ryan, Ryan-NENA, and Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton. They met Santa and Mrs. Claus and every child left with a gift. In addition, children at William F. Ryan were thrilled by a magic show, Ryan-NENA’s patients rode the Polar Express, and at Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton all … Continue reading The Ryan Holiday Children’s Parties

Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Ryan/Frederick Douglass

On Tuesday, September 20th 2016, elected officials, community representatives, and government officials joined the leadership of the William F. Ryan Community Health Network to formally open the Ryan/Frederick Douglass Community Health Center, at 128th Street and Frederick Douglass Boulevard in the heart of Harlem. The Center, funded in part by a Community Health Center Startup … Continue reading Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Ryan/Frederick Douglass

National Health Center Week

Community Health Centers (CHCs) like Ryan serve over 24 million Americans at more than 9,000 delivery sites in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and U.S. territories – in fact, one in every fifteen people living in the United States depends on their services. Each year, CHCs across the country take a … Continue reading National Health Center Week


On June 25th and 26th, the Ryan Network participated in Harlem Pride, the Gay Pride Parade and Pride Fest! Not only did we have an amazing time, but we were joined by Assembly Member Richard Gottfried, we walked alongside Council Member Corey Johnson, and our team at the festival provided more than 70 rapid HIV … Continue reading PRIDE

Reach Out and Read in Wonderland

On Wednesday, June 22nd the Ryan Network held our 7th Annual Reach Out and Read fundraiser, at the Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton Community Health Center. The event featured Will Porter, a visual and performance artist; the House of Roses Volunteer Dance Company, which brings dance, movement, and creative self-expression to at-risk children and youth in NYC; Molly Fagan, … Continue reading Reach Out and Read in Wonderland

Spring Basketball Tournament

Students from PS 111, Midtown West, and PS 51, came together on Friday, June 10th for an exciting 3-on-3 basketball tournament – organized by Ryan Network AmeriCorps members! The event was designed to promote healthy living by providing recreational physical activity and health education to individuals of an at-risk population, as well as encouraging unity … Continue reading Spring Basketball Tournament

Arbor Day at Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton

On Friday, April 29th, Children from Hartley House came to learn about Arbor Day and the importance of trees, read The Lorax with Assembly Member Linda B. Rosenthal, plant flowers in the tree beds outside of the center, help decorate a tree featured in our Pediatric waiting area, and enjoy healthy snacks. In 1970, the … Continue reading Arbor Day at Ryan/Chelsea-Clinton