Montefiore Wakefield Division

The incredible benefits you have are a result of your colleagues working together to ensure that resident physicians can provide the highest quality care possible and improve their working conditions.
Join CIR now. We’re stronger together.

Your Benefits:


View your VHHSBP Benefits-At-A-Glance

Benefits-At-A-Glance

Additional Benefits

Your Contract:


  • Educational Allowance $500/year
  • Meal Allowance $15/day
  • 4 Personal days per academic year

Questions about your contract?
Contact: Andreina Granado
agranado@cirseiu.org

Important Links:

HIPAA Notice of Special Enrollment Rights

CIR Legal Services

+ Mental Health Resources
  • NY Project Hope Emotional Support Helpline: 1-844-863-9314
  • Crisis Text Line: Text GOT5 to 741741
  • National Suicide Prevention Lifeline: 1-800-273-TALK
  • Trevor Lifeline: 1-866-488-7386
  • Trevor Text: Text START to 678678
  • OMH’s Customer Relations: 1-800-597-8481
  • NY Office of Mental Health Website

+ Personal Information

  • Membership Form
  • Update Form – To add new dependents to your plan. Requests to add dependents must be received within 30 days of qualifying event (birth/adoption or marriage), and you must attach requested documentation (see form).
  • Domestic Partnership Application (only same-sex partners eligible) – To add a partner, download an application and return a notarized copy, along with all requested documentation, to the Plan office. You must also complete an Update Form above.

Membership Form, Update Form, Domestic Partnership Application


+ Education


Regional Vice Presidents:

  • Colleen Achong, Internal Medicine,
    Interfaith Medical Center
  • Anna Ivanova, Emergency Medicine,
    Brookdale University Hospital
  • Steven Miller, Critical Care Fellowship,
    Brooklyn Hospital Center
  • Christopher Thipphavong, Psychiatry,
    Maimonides Medical Center

Delegates:

  • Abrar Hasan, Internal Medicine
  • Sharareh Dehghani Seyedeh, Internal Medicine
  • Brooke Smith, Podiatry
  • Mustafa Al-Taei, Internal Medicine

Additional Benefits

Residency & Legal

Assistance with medical licensure, professional medical misconduct, landlord/tenant issues, and immigration – click here.

Member Discount Program

CIR Members are entitled to a number of discounts on services. Learn more.

Attention: In compliance with HIPAA regulations, we are moving to a new, secure email portal. Please use benefits@cirbenefitfunds.org to send secure emails to the Benefits Office.