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

The Third Annual Einstein and Montefiore Presidential Lectures

On Monday, June 3 in Robbins Auditorium, Einstein and Montefiore hosted the third annual Presidential Lecture, which highlights outstanding research being done at the institutions. This year’s honorees were read more >

Dr. Jonathan Backer: Molecules by Day, Music by Night

Dr. Jonathan Backer is Einstein’s professor and chair of molecular pharmacology and a leading bench researcher on phosphoinositide 3-kinases, cellular proteins linked to various cancers. After hours, though, you read more >

Presidential Lecture Celebrates Innovative Research

On May 1, 2018, Betsy Herold, M.D. and William Jacobs Jr., Ph.D. presented their development of a novel vaccine to combat herpes simplex virus (HSV) at the Presidential Lecture read more >

 

Faculty Development Events

Tuesday, May 31, 2022

"Precepting 101: An Introduction to Clinical Coaching Using the Growth Mindset"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: VIA Zoom

Monday, June 06, 2022

"Special Session - IDSNY Intercity Rounds"

Time: 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM
Location: VIA Zoom

 
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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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