Einstein Faculty

Einstein is home to more than 2,000 faculty members, who promote research and academic excellence at the College of Medicine.  In addition to conducting research in the institution’s 300 laboratories, these individuals serve as mentors and teachers to the medical school’s 724 M.D. students, 248 Ph.D. students, 117 M.D.-Ph.D. students and 368 postdoctoral research fellows. This page reflects resources and information useful to Einstein investigators, along with highlights pertaining to honors and events relevant to faculty.  Can't find a resource you need?  Please contact webrunners@einsteinmed.edu to let us know.

Faculty Features

Searching for the Next Generation of HIV Therapies

Dr. Diaz-Griffero studies the early events of HIV infection. A native of Chile, he earned a master’s in plant virology by pursuing a combined program between the Pontifical Catholic read more >

Scientists Pay Tribute to Pioneering Researcher Paul Frenette, M.D.

Researchers from across the globe assembled at Einstein on Thursday, June 2, at a memorial symposium in honor of Paul S. Frenette, M.D., Einstein professor of medicine and of read more >

Einstein and Montefiore Celebrate Opening of Psychiatry Research Institute

June 10, 2022—(BRONX, NY)—Last month, Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Montefiore Health System celebrated the official opening of the Psychiatry Research Institute at Montefiore Einstein (PRIME) with a read more >


Faculty Development Events

Thursday, September 29, 2022

"Special Session: Pathogenesis of Cerebral Malaria: Lessons Learned at the Bedside"

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Location: Via Zoom

Thursday, October 20, 2022

"Transforming our Teams Using Psychological Safety"

Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Location: Via Zoom


Leadership Appointments

The Children’s Hospital at Montefiore (CHAM) and the department of pediatrics at Albert Einstein College of Medicine have recently added several key leaders to their ranks. Under the direction of Judy Aschner, M.D., physician-chief at CHAM and university chair, pediatrics at Einstein and Montefiore, the new recruitments and promotions include:

  • Patricia Hametz, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Suzette Oyeku, M.D., M.P.H.
  • Peter Belamarich, M.D.
  • Melissa Wasserstein, M.D

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Academic Honors

ExCiting News—Hyunah Yoon, M.D., has received the 2022 Infectious Diseases Society of New York (IDSNY) Junior Faculty Research Award. The IDSNY cited her COVID-19 research on convalescent plasma paper, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association: Internal Medicine in December 2021, as a basis for the award, which she shares with co-author and collaborator, Mila Ortigoza, M.D., Ph.D., an infectious disease specialist at NYU Langone Health. Dr. Yoon will be joined by Dr. Ortigoza in presenting their research at the IDSNY annual symposium on May 10, 2022. She is assistant professor of medicine. 

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