Drs. Burns, Goodman, Milan, and Nosanchuk Selected for 2015 Faculty Awards
Department of Medicine faculty members Dr. Edward Burns, Dr. Robert Goodman, Dr. Felise Milan, and Dr. Joshua Nosanchuk will receive four of the distinguished faculty awards presented at Einstein's 2015 Commencement ceremony, May 28, at Avery Fisher Hall in New York.
Dr. Peter Barland to Receive NYSRS Lifetime Achievement Award
The New York State Rheumatology Society (NYSRS) will honor Dr. Peter Barland, Professor Emeritus of Medicine (Rheumatology) and Pathology, with its Lifetime Achievement Award for his exemplary contribution the field of rheumatology.
Dermatology Announces New Hidradenitis Suppurativa Program
Co-directed by Dr. Steven Cohen and Dr. Michelle Lowes, the Division of Dermatology's Hidradenitis Suppurativa Program, including HS Treatment and Research Centers, centralizes dermatologists, plastic surgeons, nutritionists, gastroenterology specialists, and psychologists with expertise in managing HS.
A Change of Heart Over Urine Drug Testing
Dr. Joanna Starrels on the protocol of urine drug testing: "Physicians don’t want to be police; our mission is not to find perpetrators of illegal or dangerous activity. Our mission is to understand and weigh the risks and benefits of treatments we provide. Urine drug test results give me data to help me weigh the risks."