Student Health Service at Einstein

Einstein Student Health Service in partnership with Montefiore Health System is committed to providing accessible, compassionate and high-quality care that meets the unique health care needs of our students. Our services are in alignment with our mission to educate and help enhance your personal and professional development. Our goal is to serve as your primary resource for occupational health, mental health and primary care so that you can be at your best and flourish while at Einstein.

Occupational Health Service

Einstein's Occupational Health Service (OHS) is located on the Einstein campus in the Block Building, 2nd floor, Room 220. The hours of operation are Monday-Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Students are encouraged to call ahead rather than walk-in for visits.

The OHS can be reached at 718-430-3141. Email:

OHS offers the following services to students:

  1. Assistance with meeting medical requirements for entry into the medical school
  2. Completion of OSHA-mandated annual health assessments
  3. Assistance with meeting health requirements for clerkships
  4. Post-exposure consultation
  5. Completion of health forms (volunteer, visiting electives, and residency on-boarding)
  6. COVID related questions

Primary Care Services:

Dr. Darlene LeFrancois provides primary care services to students.

  • Location: 1180 Morris Park Avenue. (5-minute walk from Belfer Building).
  • Days and hours: Mondays and Wednesdays afternoons, starting at 1:30PM to 5:00 PM
  • Scheduling appointments: By calling the dedicated phone line: 347-498-2461

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) on this new primary care service

For students who live off campus, appointments can be made in Westchester at the following clinic:

Montefiore Einstein Advanced Care - Westchester
555 Taxter Rd
Elsmford, NY 10523
Phone: 914-457-4130
Hours: Monday – Friday 8 am – 5 pm

Mental health services

The Einstein Student Mental Health Center, under the direction of Dr. Joseph Battaglia is available to provide you with high quality and confidential mental health services. We treat your health information with the utmost respect for your privacy.

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Urgent Care Options

  • Urgent Care Bronx East Montefiore Medical Group*

    2300 Westchester Ave, Bronx, NY 10462 (1.6 miles, 30 min walk; Bx31 20 mins)
    Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • Urgent Care of Eastchester Rd.

    2304 Eastchester Rd (0.7 miles, walking 15 mins, Bx31 bus 9 mins)
    8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

  • Optum Urgent Care

    1049 Morris Park Ave (1.3 miles, 25 min walk, Bx21 bus 20 mins)
    9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.

  • Cross County Urgent Care*

    1010 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704
    Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 8:45 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.

  • Montefiore Medical Group Eastchester*

    440 White Plains Rd, Eastchester, NY 10709
    Monday -Friday 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

  • White Plains Urgent Care*

    294 Tarrytown Rd, White Plains, NY 10607
    Monday -Friday 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m., Saturday - Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

*Montefiore affiliated centers

Virtual Urgent Care

For any medical emergencies, please dial 9-1-1 or report to the nearest Emergency Department for assistance.

If you are on the Einstein campus, the nearest Emergency Department is the Weiler Hospital located at 1825 Eastchester Road, Bronx, NY 10461 and Jacobi Medical Center located at 1400 Pelham Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10461

If you have any questions regarding above services, please reach out to our Office of Student Affairs at 718-430-3060. We are committed to provide you the best health services possible through our Einstein-Montefiore partnership.

Lactation Rooms

Dedicated private lactation rooms are available in:

Belfer Building: Room 1205D
Forchheimer Building: Room G31N
Kennedy Center: Room 937A
Van Etten Building: Room B07