Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine


Dr. Colette Knight Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Dr. Colette Knight to Lead New Wakefield Clerkship Site
The Department of Medicine's seventh and newest clerkship site was inaugurated in June 2014 at Montefiore's Wakefield Campus, with Dr. Colette Knight as clerkship director.

Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski to Deliver 2014 IDSA Maxwell Finland Lecture
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski will deliver the Maxwell Finland lecture, “Why isn’t my patient getting better: Revisiting the disease in infectious diseases”, on Thursday, October 9 at the 2014 Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) meeting in Philadelphia, PA.

Dr. Irene Blanco Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Dr. Irene Blanco Featured at NIAMS' First Bilingual Twitter Chat
In recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month, the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases (NIAMS) will host its first English/Spanish Twitter chat on Tuesday, September 30, 2-3 pm EDT. Dr. Irene Blanco, Assistant Professor of Medicine (Rheumatology), will join NIAMS' Mariana Kaplan, MD, and Susana Serrate-Sztein, MD to discuss the latest advances in lupus research and respond to questions.

Dr. Chinazo Cunningham, General Internal Medicine, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NY

General Internal Medicine Fellowship Welcomes First Fellows
The Einstein/Montefiore General Internal Medicine Fellowship, a two-year program directed by Dr. Chinazo Cunningham that prepares general internists for an academic research career, welcomed Drs. Laila Khalid, Laurel Mohrmann, and Stella Safo in July 2014.


Allergy & Immunology 


Critical Care Medicine 


Endocrinology & Diabetes 

Gastroenterology & Liver Diseases 

General Internal Medicine 



Hospital Medicine 

Infectious Diseases 





Featured Division: Infectious Diseases

Guiding Principles
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski discusses how the Einstein-Montefiore Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP) is altering prescribing behaviors.

Preventing the Next Superbug
Theresa Madaline, MD

Low Dose Antibiotic Treatment of C.Difficile
Belinda Ostrowsky, MD


Interim Department Chairman

Laurie G. Jacobs, MD (bio) 

Professor of Clinical Medicine
Vice Chair of Clinical and Educational Programs



Thursday, October 02, 2014

Department of Medicine Grand Rounds
Irina Murakhovskaya, MD
8:00 AM : Forchheimer Medical Science Building 3rd Floor Lecture Hall

Grand Rounds

East Campus

West Campus


Media Spotlight

Wall Street Journal interviews Dr. Judy Wylie-Rosett about research that suggests artificial sweeteners may raise blood sugar levels by altering the body’s gut bacteria.  (Thursday, Sep 18, 2014)

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