Advanced Certificate in Pedagogy for Health Professionals:

Hofstra University’s School of Education is pleased to launch a new Advanced Graduate Certificate program which aims to give practicing healthcare professionals the skills, knowledge and vision to become educators who can teach a new generation of healthcare workers. 

The growing demands for credentialed health professionals have sparked a growth in pedagogical programs throughout the country and internationally.  In fact, this Advanced Certificate Program joins more than 100 similar programs at prestigious universities worldwide. 

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Physician Recruitment:

Helping physicians navigate through a health system as integrated and large as we are is a top priority for the Office of Physician Recruitment. By providing physician recruitment and onboarding expertise to our facilities and service lines, we support all physician applicants, and candidates, during the recruitment and on boarding process.

Visit the Physician Career Portal for a list of available careers.


Verification Process & Program Contact Information:

To verify your past training completed at any of our Long Island, Queens and Staten Island training sites, contact the programs directly with your request.

To verify your past training completed at Lenox Hill Hospital, submit your request directly to the Lenox Hill Hospital GME Office.

Graduate Medical Education
100 East 77th Street
New York, NY10075
P:  212- 434-3684

If you are having trouble determining who the appropriate contact is from the list provided, please direct your inquiry to the Graduate Medical Education Office at your former facility (see information below). Here is the Programs Contact List.


Requests for Certificate Replacement:

To submit a request for a certificate of program completion, contact the Graduate Medical Education Office at your former facility. Please see the list below to obtain GME office contact information.

(Certificate requests being submitted for Lenox Hill training programs must be submitted directly to the training program).


Graduate Medical Education Offices:

There are currently 3 GME offices which provide administrative oversight to training programs within the health system:

Office of Academic Affairs
125 Community Dr.,
Great Neck, NY10021

P: 516-465-3178
F: 516-465-3190

Venice Vanhuse, MA, AVP, Ofice of Academic Affairs and Graduate Medical Education
Office services: Programs based in Queens and Long Island

Graduate Medical Education Office
100 East 77th St.,
New York, NY 10075

P:  212- 434-6262
F:  212- 434-6359

Yanick Joseph, Mgr., GME Site Program

Blanca Morales, GME Coordinator
Office Services: Programs based at Lenox Hill Hospital

Office of Academic Affairs
475 Seaview Ave., Room 2H-246
Staten Island, NY10305

P: 718-226-1782
F: 718-226-1347

Amy Lefkovic, MHA, Mgr., Academic Affairs and GME
Office services: Programs based at Staten Island University Hospital

Continuing Medical Education
175 Community Dr., 2nd Flr.
Great Neck, New York 11021

P: 516-465-3263
F: 516-465-8204

Mary Strong, MA, AVP, Continuing Medical Education
View CME Course Schedule


FICA Reimbursement Process:

Your inquiries about FICA reimbursement should be directed to the Northwell Health Department of Finance at 1-866-286-2606 (Hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST).

For general information, please visit the FICA website. For general procedural questions on this initiative that are not answered through the frequently asked questions, or to update your address information, you may contact Gilardi & Co, LLC at (866) 286-2606 from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM (PST).

Northwell Health FICA Refund Administrator
c/o Gilardi & Co. LLC
P.O. Box 8060
San Rafael, CA 94901-8060

P: (866) 286-2606 (Hours are 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM PST)


Feinstein Institute Public Research Education Program (PREP):

PREP courses are free and open to all Northwell Health alumni members.  The courses are designed to enhance and expand investigator capacity to conduct research.

To learn more about the courses offered through the Public Research Education and to view the current schedule of courses, view the PREP 2013-2014 information pamphlet.

Learn more about the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research PREP Courses 

Contact the Alumni Affairs program at:

Alumni Affairs
125 Community Drive
Great Neck, NY 11021

P: 516-465-3251

Cicy George, Project Mgr., Office of Academic Affairs