Division of Infectious Diseases

Faculty & Research

Faculty & Research 

Our investigators advance the study of infectious diseases and the pathogens that cause them through hands-on field work supporting basic science research as well as investigator-initiated and industry-sponsored clinical trials. more info 


Education & Training

Education & Training 


Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program 

Division-Sponsored Courses 

Educational Videos 


Patient Care & Clinical Services

Patient Care & Clinical Services 

Schedule an appointment, refer a patient, Einstein-Montefiore ID treatment centers. more info 




Policies, schedules, antibiotic booklet, and useful links. more info 

News & Media

Jacqueline M. Achkar 

Antibodies that Protect Against Tuberculosis.
About 25 percent of the world’s population is infected with Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb), the bacterium that causes tuberculosis (TB). Accumulating evidence suggests that antibodies may play a role in combatting Mtb infection. 

Liise-anne Pirofksi, M.D. 

How Hospital Mold Can Cause Six Patients to Die
Infectious disease specialist, Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski, comments on Aspergillus, the fungus responsible for infections that led to patient deaths at a Seattle hospital. 


Jacqueline M. Achkar 

Understanding the Role of Antibodies in Protecting Against Tuberculosis.
To develop an effective vaccine and new immunotherapies against tuberculosis (TB), researchers need to better understand how the immune system works to prevent and control Mycobacterium tuberculosis (Mtb) infection.   


Understanding drivers of influenza-like illness presenteeism within training programs: A survey of trainees and their program directors 


Jacqueline M. Achkar Recognizing Early-Stage TB
Tuberculosis is a leading cause of global mortality, responsible for around 1.6 million deaths each year.


Theresa F. MadalineDr. Theresa Madaline Named Montefiore Healthcare Epidemiologist
We are very pleased to announce that Theresa Madaline, MD, has been appointed to the role of Healthcare Epidemiologist for Montefiore Health System.


Matthew AkiyamaDr. Matthew Akiyama Selected to Serve on Hepatitis C Elimination Task Force 
Dr. Matthew Akiyama, clinician-investigator and assistant professor of Medicine in the divisions of General Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, has been selected by Governor Andrew Cuomo to serve as a member of the newly-formed Hepatitis C Elimination Task Force that will advise the state on how to end the “silent” epidemic that affects an estimated 200,000 New Yorkers. Read more  


news & multimedia archive 

Division Chief

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D.

Liise-anne Pirofski, M.D. (Bio)
Professor, Department of Medicine (Infectious Diseases)
Professor, Department of Microbiology & Immunology
Chief, Division of Infectious Diseases , Department of Medicine
Selma and Dr. Jacques Mitrani Chair in Biomedical Research


Case of the Month


A 67 year-old man who had a kidney transplant from a deceased donor in 2010 was seen for a screening colonoscopy. more info 


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Previous Cases 


Conferences & Seminars

Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds at Einstein
Fellow Presentation
Dr. Haviland, Dr. Kirshner and Dr. Sirichand
Wednesday, April 01, 2020 @ 8:30 AM

Conference & Seminar Schedules

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