Department of Family and Social Medicine

Department Chairman

Peter A. Selwyn, M.D., M.P.H. (bio) 

Professor of Family & Social Medicine, Epidemiology & Population Health, Medicine, Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences
Director, Office of Community Health at Montefiore Medical Center

Letter from Dr. Selwyn 



Family Medicine Rounds

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Social Medicine Rounds

See schedule at The Social Medicine Portal.

Department Publications

Pulse Magazine
A weekly online publication that approaches the matter of illness and health from a unique perspective.


Social Medicine Journal/Medicina Social
A bilingual, academic, open-access journal published by the Department of Family and Social Medicine and the Latin American Social Medicine Association (ALAMES).


DFSM Newsletter
Department initiatives, patient community insights, new grant opportunities, and more.




Health is a state of physical, social, economic, psychological, and political well-being, and healthcare is a right.

Through community-oriented patient care, advocacy, research, and training the next generation of physicians, Family & Social Medicine strives to improve our nation's state of public health, social justice, and health equality.





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