On the Road to Recovery, Leave the Cigarettes Behind
Dr. Shadi Nahvi's research seeks to overcome the traditional bias that treating tobacco use in opiate recovery settings might harm the recovery process, and to capitalize on patients' real interest in quitting to determine what will successfully help people quit smoking permanently.
Aging Research at GSA 2014
Drs. Joe Verghese, Sofiya Milman, Nir Barzilai, and Ana Maria Cuervo represented the Department of Medicine at the Gerontological Society of America's (GSA) 67th Annual Scientific Meeting, November 5-9, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
Dermatology Welcomes Dr. Holly Kanavy
Dr. Holly Kanavy, who joined the Einstein/Montefiore Division of Dermatology this fall, is an award-winning researcher of the study of acral nevi and skin cancer chemoprevention.
Five GI & Liver Diseases Faculty Members Named AASLD Fellows
Drs. Mark Czaja, Paul Gaglio, Sanjeev Gupta, Jayanta Roy-Chowdhury, and Allan Wolkoff have been selected for the 2014 Inaugural Class of American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases Fellows.
MIDAS+ System Offers Anonymous Reporting to Improve Patient Safety
The MIDAS+ incident reporting system, implemented at Montefiore Medical Center in 2012, enables hospital staff to submit anonymous incident reports of patient safety issues for analysis and improvement.