Employee Engagement

Staff Service Recognition Ceremony and Reception

The annual event, hosted by human resources, recognizes staff members celebrating milestone anniversaries at Einstein.  Awardees are recognized during the ceremony and are presented with a gift acknowledging their dedication to the College of Medicine.  The ceremony is followed by a reception in the Lubin Dining Hall. Read more, Recognizing Service to Einstein.

Einstein Appreciation Day

Every summer, human resources hosts Einstein Appreciation Day, a barbeque held on campus celebrating the contributions of all members of the Einstein community. Volunteers from administration and the dean’s office serve up the fare to over 1,000 attendees.  In addition to food and music, prizes are raffled off to those in attendance. Read more, Appreciation Day Brings Together Einstein Community.

Bi-annual Blood Drive

In partnership with the New York Blood Center, human resources hosts two blood drives on campus each year.  All members of the Einstein community are encouraged to donate.  Over the past 20 years, this partnership has resulted in donations that have helped over 7,500 individuals in the New York City metropolitan area.

Winter Coat Drive

In partnership with New York Cares, human resources hosts a winter coat drive on campus each year. Following Thanksgiving, red collection bins are distributed in the lobbies of buildings throughout campus. Collected coats are distributed to places of worship, shelters and other charities throughout the New York City metropolitan area.  Collectively, over 125,000 coats were collected throughout New York City in 2016.

Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Team

In partnership with 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers’ East, human resources organizes a corporate team to raise money for the Bronx chapter of the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, held in October of each year, at Orchard Beach.  Collectively, the Bronx “Making Strides” walk raised more than $346,000 in 2016.  All members of the Einstein community are encouraged to join the Einstein-1199 team. 

Health and Wellness Fair

In partnership with 1199SEIU Healthcare Workers’ East, Montefiore Medicine and our providers, human resources hosts an annual health and wellness fair.  Attendees are provided with information and access to the services they need to be healthy and fit.

Have an idea or want to get involved?

Members of the Einstein community are encouraged to participate, as well as to submit ideas for future partnerships and activities by e-mailing Robert Cancellieri, Director, Employee Relations at Robert.cancellieri@einstein.yu.edu.