Contagious Pride: Frances Spreer-Albert’s Career Story

Frances Spreer-Albert (Fran) our Executive Vice President, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer, is a 19-year veteran of Albany Med. Her longevity and commitment are no surprise though, as her dream has always been to work in the Albany area and more specifically, work for Albany Med!

We wanted to[...]

By Leslie M. Duell, SPHR SHRM-SCP | August 29th, 2019 |Categories: Albany, New York, Insider

Buying into Local: A Q&A with Dr. Dennis McKenna

The sage advice to “buy local” has been used for years to promote small businesses and downtowns, but what about the idea of “buying into local” or investing into your community? We can think of no better example of the latter sentiment than Dr. Dennis McKenna, Albany Med’s Executive Vice President, President of[...]

The Most Delicious Dining Spots within 25 Miles of Albany Med

There is one universal truth in the lives of all people; we have to eat! However, with complex work schedules typical of the healthcare profession, it can be difficult to find time to research the tastiest choices even if they are right in your own back yard! That’s why we put together a list of foodie-worthy spots[...]

By Leslie M. Duell, SPHR SHRM-SCP | January 7th, 2019 |Categories: Albany, New York, Insider, food

Why Healthcare Professionals Choose Albany Med

When it comes time for healthcare professionals to choose a place to call their “work home,” there are many factors to consider. 

By Leslie M. Duell, SPHR SHRM-SCP | December 13th, 2018 |Categories: Albany, New York, Insider, careers

3 Ways to Stay in Shape Even with a Healthcare Professional’s Schedule

Getting in shape with a busy caseload, patient roster or just a pile of administrative paperwork can make it hard to start or maintain a regular exercise regimen. But there are ways to make it happen, and we are about to give you three of them!

By Leslie M. Duell, SPHR SHRM-SCP | November 30th, 2018 |Categories: Insider, health and wellness

10 Easy Staycation Weekend Ideas Across the Capital Region

Sometimes, being a medical professional can be stressful. Every now and then, we all deserve a break from our typical day-to-day responsibilities. Luckily, the Capital Region has no shortage of things to do. What better way to escape than by embarking on a mini staycation that is affordable, low maintenance, and[...]