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@einstein.yu.edu to let us know.

Faculty Features

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 >

BETTR Betters Education Through Preparation for Serving Underrepresented Students

Becoming a professor is tough. That’s because competition among postdoctoral fellows for faculty positions is fierce. read more >

Dr. Martin Cohen: Learning to Listen

Dr. Martin Cohen considers himself a lucky man. He recently retired from a 50-year career at Einstein devoted to two of his great loves: caring for patients and teaching read more >


Faculty Development Events

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

"How To Run A Meeting"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Price Center - Room 251

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

"Tools to Turn Your Quality Improvement Project into Scholarly Work"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Tishman Learning Center, Room #1 Moses Campus


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

Disciplined Service—The American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) appointed Michal Melamed M.D., to serve on the Nephrology Board Exam Committee, where she will take part in developing assessments that can more aptly keep pace with advances in medicine. Dr. Melamed studies the epidemiology of and ethnic and racial disparities in chronic kidney disease and its complications. She is associate professor of medicine and of epidemiology & population health.

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