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News & Events

Check back with us to keep up with the latest news, trainings, events and more.

NEW Certified Recovery Peer Advocate Training!

We’ve got great news! The next Certified Recovery Peer Advocate (CRPA) training at the College of Staten Island is scheduled for June 25th through August 15th, 2019. The training is completely funded by SI PPS and FREE to participants. Space is limited, so if...

Cultural Competency and Health Literacy Partner Training Report

Staten Island PPS partners have undertaken the lofty goal of training at least 80% of employees in several domains under the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion umbrella of the CCHL workstream and we are nearly there! Each SI PPS Partner committed to conducting three...

Staten Island PPS Launches New Social Determinant of Health App

A resounding 80.3% of Staten Islanders living with a chronic illness experience a Social Determinant of Health (SDOH). The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Commission to Build a Healthier America states that “where we live, learn, work and play can have a greater impact...

When Health is Wellth: Cynthia’s Story

“The Wellth app has taught me to be more honest with myself about my health and my health condition…It makes you be more mindful; It helps you adjust to the lifestyle that’s needed to live a healthy life.” Cynthia was diagnosed with diabetes...

CME/CEU Opportunity – MAT Learning Collaborative: Session 3

Join us for session three of the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Learning Collaborative: Buprenorphine Induction and Management – Advanced Topics Details Monday, April 15th, 2019 4:00 – 6:00 PM Regina McGinn, MD Medical Education Center 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten...

Staten Island PPS and MIT Collaborate to Address the Opioid Epidemic

Watch as Ashley Blauvelt, Managing Director, Strategic Initiative & Operations at Staten Island PPS and Dr. Anne Quaadgras, Director, Initiative for Health Systems Innovation and Senior Lecturer at MIT Sloan School of Management discuss how we’re working together...

Join us: Become a Safe Prescribing Champion

In 2018, 105 lives were lost to the opioid epidemic on Staten Island. Staten Island Performing Provider System is calling doctors, nurse practitioners, pain management specialists, pharmacists and other prescribers on Staten Island to Take the Safe Prescriber...

MAT Learning Collaborative Session 2: March 18th

Join us for session two of the Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) Learning Collaborative: Screenings, Assessment, and Admission Requirements Details Monday, March 18th, 2019 4:00 – 6:00 PM Regina McGinn, MD Medical Education Center 475 Seaview Avenue, Staten...

NEW Lean Training, Starting March 11th

The philosophy behind lean is simple, continuous improvement with the removal of waste and inefficiencies. Lean is an ever-evolving philosophy used extensively in healthcare that is based on proven principles and methods that incorporate a compilation of world-class...

Free Mental Health First Aid Trainings

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training teaches you how to identify signs of mental health distress, or substance use issues in your community. It will help you understand people’s challenges or crises and show you how to respond effectively. Improved ability to...