Stephen Ferrara, RN, DNP, FNP-BC

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Overview

Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Nursing at CUMC
  • Associate Dean, Clinical Affairs

Gender

  • Male

Location(s)

CUMC/516 West 168th Street Office
516 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032
Primary

Insurance Accepted

Aetna

  • EPO
  • HMO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • NYP Employee Plan
  • NY Signature
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Signature Administrators
  • Student Health

AgeWell

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • Special Needs Plan

Capital District Physician Health Plan

  • Capital District Physician Health Plan

Cigna

  • EPO
  • Great West
  • HMO
  • POS
  • PPO

Emblem/GHI

  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Emblem/HIP

  • ConnectiCare
  • EPO
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO
  • Select Care (Exchange)
  • Vytra

Empire Blue Cross Blue Shield

  • EPO
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • PPO

Local 1199

  • Local 1199

MagnaCare

  • MagnaCare

Multiplan

  • Multiplan

MVP Health Care

  • Child/Family Health Plus
  • Essential Plan
  • HMO
  • Medicaid Managed Care

Oxford Health Plans

  • Freedom
  • Liberty

UnitedHealthcare

  • Columbia University Employee Plan
  • Compass (Exchange)
  • HMO
  • Medicaid (Community Plan)
  • Medicare Managed Care
  • POS
  • PPO

*Please contact the provider’s office directly to verify that your particular insurance is accepted.

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • BS, 1996 Biology, Pace University
  • BS, 1999 Nursing, Pace University
  • MS, 2000 Family Nurse Practitioner, Pace University
  • DNP, 2011 Doctor of Nursing Practice, Pace University
  • Fellowship: 2012 George Washington University

Honors & Awards

  • November 2015, Fellow of the New York Academy of Medicine (NYAM)
  • June 2013, Fellow of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP)
  • June 2012, AANP New York State Award for Excellence
  • May 2012, Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Dean’s Alumni/AE Award for Outstanding Professional Contribution
  • January 2011, Pace University, Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship Grant
  • April 2010, Charles J. and Margaret R. Benjamin Scholarship
  • June 2000, Pace University, Lienhard School of Nursing, Potential in Nursing Award

Research

Grants

JONAS CENTER FOR NURSING AND VETERANS HEALTHCARE AT COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY (Private)

Jan 1 2018 - Dec 31 2027

HRSA ADVANCED NURSING EDUCATION NURSE PRACTITIONER RESIDENCY (ANE-NPR) PROGRAM (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2019 - Jun 30 2023

NURSEEDUCATION, PRACTICE, QUALITY, AND RETENTION INTERPROFESSIONAL COLLBORATIVE PRACTICE (Federal Gov)

Jul 1 2016 - Jun 30 2019

ORAL HEALTH AS A COMPONENT OF GENERAL HEALTH: EXPANDING THE HEALTHY LIFESTYLE MESSAGE - A MEETING OF HEALTHCARE LEADERS (Private)

Mar 1 2014 - Jun 30 2015

Selected Publications

  • Gardenier, D., & Ferrara, S.A. (2012). Can Clinical Nurse Practitioners Be Involved in Policy Making? The Journal for Nurse Practitioners. 8(3): 198-199.
  • Burke, R.E., Ferrara, S.A., Fuller, A., Kelderhouse, J., & Ferrara, L. (2011). The Effectiveness of Group Medical Visits on Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (DM2) Specific Outcomes in Adults: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis - The Joanna Briggs Institute Library of Systematic Reviews. 9(23); 833-885.
  • Ferrara, S.A., & O'Grady, E.T. (2010). Eliminating Cost Barriers for Patients and NP Practices. In Truglio-Londrigan, M., Lewenson, S. (Eds.), Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care (pp. 351). Sudbury, MA: Jones and Bartlett Publishers.