Alumni Association Lifetime Service Award
Dr. Mervyn “Bud” Goldstein is a member of Einstein’s second graduating class and a past president and director of the Einstein Alumni Association. He is associate clinical professor of medicine (hematology) at Einstein, where he has participated in the College of Medicine’s Clinical Pathology/Hematology course as a lecturer and lab instructor. Since 1966, he has run a weekly session in hematologic morphology at Montefiore Medical Center, educating countless hematology fellows, medical and pathology residents, and Einstein medical students who select this elective. Dr. Goldstein is an attending physician emeritus at Montefiore, where he was formerly director of education in hematology. Among his memorable accomplishments was his treatment, in 1968, of a then 12-year-old girl with acute leukemia -- who today is a grandmother. His numerous honors include the President’s Award for Patient Care at Montefiore, voted on by non-physicians; the Montefiore Staff and Alumni Award, recognizing excellence as a consultant and teacher; and the Scarsdale/Edgemont Family Open Door Award, given for community service. Dr. Goldstein received his bachelor’s degree, summa cum laude, from New York University.