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

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 >

Changing Hearts and Minds for Science

On December 15, Mary Woolley, president and CEO of Research!America, spoke to a full LeFrak Auditorium to encourage students and research faculty to be educators and advocates for science. read more >

Innovative Partnership with Chilean University Creates New Model for Global Health Fellowships

Over the last few years, Einstein students have traveled to the Universidad Autónoma de Chile (UACh), allowing them to experience how medicine is practiced in another country and culture. read more >


Faculty Development Events

Thursday, January 18, 2018

"Displaying Your Abstract Data on a Poster"

Time: 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Location: Forchheimer 119N

Thursday, January 25, 2018

"Logic Models"

Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Location: Forchheimer, Ed Center 2A-B


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

Academy Recognition—The Academy of Behavioral Medicine has elected Jeffrey Gonzalez, Ph.D., a fellow, in recognition of his excellent productivity and accomplishment in the field.  Behavioral medicine is a discipline aimed at developing and integrating behavioral and psychological knowledge relevant to the understanding of health and illness, with findings applied to prevention, treatment and rehabilitation. Dr. Gonzalez’s research aims to identify cognitive factors associated with better treatment compliance in patients with chronic illness, such as Type 2 diabetes. He is particularly interested in establishing the connection between emotional distress, depression and risk of poor health outcomes in variety of chronic diseases. The academy offers a forum for the exchange of cutting-edge ideas to established scientists and leaders in the field. Dr. Gonzalez is associate professor of medicine and of epidemiology & population health.

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