Division of Infectious Diseases

Infectious Diseases News & Media

Dr. Marla Keller Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NY

Dr. Marla Keller Appointed Vice Chair for Research
Dr. Marla Keller, Professor of Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women’s Health, has been appointed Vice Chair of Research for the Department of Medicine.


Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori Appointed ID Leaders
The Department of Medicine is pleased to announce that Dr. Belinda E. Ostrowsky has been appointed Director of Epidemiology, Stewardship, and Infection Prevention, and Dr. Priya Nori has been appointed Medical Director of the Antibiotic Stewardship Program (ASP).


Dr. Kami Kim Dr. Johanna Daily Dr. Mahalia Desruisseaux Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Malaria: Progress and Promise
Dr. Kami Kim, Dr. Johanna Daily, and Dr. Mahalia Desruisseaux are currently conducting innovative research on cerebral malaria (CM).


Dr. Brian Currie Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Dr. Brian Currie Announces Retirement
Dr. Brian Currie, Vice President and Medical Director of Research and Hospital Epidemiologist at Montefiore Health System and Assistant Dean of Clinical Research and Professor of Clinical Medicine (Infectious Diseases) and of Clinical Epidemiology & Population Health at Einstein, announced his decision to retire at the end of January 2016.


Dr. Sachin Jain Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Dr. Sachin Jain Featured in CBS News
Dr. Sachin Jain was recently featured in a CBS News article regarding concerns that drug-resistant gonorrhea will emerge in the U.S.


Dr. Barry Zingman Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

AIDS Center to Receive Commissioners Special Recognition Award
Dr. Barry Zingman and the Montefiore AIDS Center will be presented with the Commissioners Special Recognition Award for HIV/AIDS services from the New York State Department of Health.


Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky Dr. Priya Nori Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health Systems Bronx NYDr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori on Smart Antibiotic Prescribing
Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky and Dr. Priya Nori recently published an article in MD Magazine discussing how antimicrobial stewardship programs (ASPs) play an important role in healthcare institutions.


Catherine Feintuch Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Getting a Global Perspective of Cerebral Malaria
Dr. Catherine Manix Feintuch, who successfully defended her dissertation in June 2015, completed her thesis work centering on immune and genetic factors associated with the progression and severity of cerebral malaria in the laboratory of Dr. Johanna Daily.


Dr. Jacqueline Achkar Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health Systems Bronx NYRapid Blood Test for TB Shows Promise
In a new study, Dr. Jacqueline Achkar demonstrated that a panel of eight protein biomarkers in the blood can rapidly distinguish active TB from latent TB infection and also from other respiratory diseases. A second panel of 10 biomarkers diagnosed TB in people co-infected with HIV.


Dr. Barry Zingman Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Dr. Barry Zingman Awarded $1.6M Grant for HIV/AIDS Treatment Program
The New York State Department of Health has awarded Dr. Barry Zingman a five-year, $1.625 million grant to develop a new program to enhance linkage, retention, and viral suppression of HIV-infected persons at the Montefiore AIDS Center and the Center for Positive Living/ID Clinic.


Dr. Kami Kim Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Health System Bronx NYChildren With HIV More Likely to Die of Malaria
New York Times interviewed Dr. Kami Kim about her research that indicates children with HIV are more likely to develop a severe form of malaria and die.


Priya Nori Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. Priya Nori on Flu Prevention
In a recent U.S. News & World Report article, Dr. Nori discusses costs associated with the flu, why the average citizen is more likely the contract the flu than other infectious diseases, flu vaccines and the antiviral Oseltamivir, and other methods (including hand hygiene) to prevent transmission of the flu virus.


Yi Guo PharmD Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYID Research Updates
Studies conducted by Dr. Yi Guo, Dr. Grace Minamoto, Dr. Marla Keller, and Dr. Kerry Murphy were recently published in leading infectious diseases journals.


Catherine Feintuch Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYBridging the "Great Divide" in Biomedical Research
Catherine Manix Feintuch, a Ph.D. student in the laboratory of Dr. Johanna Daily, was the prototypical student for Einstein-Montefiore's eCLIPSE (Education Connecting Laboratory Investigation and Population Science) program, which bridges the "methodological divide" between basic (bench) science and clinical research.


Yi Guo PharmD Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. Yi Guo Elected NYCSHP President
Dr. Yi Guo was recently inducted as President of the New York City Society of Health-System Pharmacists (NYCSHP).


Johanna Daily Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. Johanna Daily & Dr. Myles Akabas: The Malaria Mystery
Dr. Johanna Daily and Dr. Myles Akabas joined The Best Medicine Radio Show for an in-depth review of why the disease persists, the political and financial hurdles to eradication, and new treatments are on the horizon.


Priya Nori Infectious Diseases Montefiore Medical Center Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx NYDr. Priya Nori Named Infectious Diseases Teacher of the Year
Dr. Priya Nori was recently presented with the Teacher of the Year Award from graduating members of the Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program.


Sachin Jain Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx NY

Emerging Opportunities for Biobehavioral HIV Prevention
Research conducted by Dr. Sachin Jain seeks to help clinicians determine which individuals at risk for HIV might benefit from pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).


Dr. Marilou Corpuz and Dr. Priya Nori Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx NY

Dr. Marilou Corpuz & Dr. Priya Nori Present ID Research at SHEA 2015
Dr. Marilou Corpuz and Dr. Priya Nori presented "Challenges in an Influenza Outbreak on a Psychiatry Unit" and "Engaging Internists to Champion Antimicrobial Stewardship on the Wards", two posters at the 2015 national meeting of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America (SHEA).


Uriel Felsen Kerry Murphy Infectious Diseases Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Bronx NY

Uriel Felsen, Kerry Murphy Received CTSA Research Awards
The Einstein-Montefiore Clinical and Translational Science Awards (CTSA) Consortium has selected Dr. Uriel Felsen and Dr. Kerry Murphy for research career development awards.


Patient Safety Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Teaching Medical Students Patient Safety and Quality Improvement
Drs. Belinda Ostrowsky, Joshua Nosanchuk, Jason Adelman, and Theresa Madaline were featured in a recent video for their work with 2nd-year medical students at Einstein, leading a safety and quality improvement course with hands-on, interactive patient safety and quality improvement exercises.


Clinical Research Program Department of Medicine Faculty Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY Research Skills for Clinicians
Drs. Ellie Schoenbaum and Brian Currie were featured for their participation in the Einstein Clinical Research Training Program (CRTP), which offers a Master of Science in Clinical Research Methods.


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

Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski Receives ASM Research Training Award
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski is the 2015 recipient of the American Society for Microbiology's William A. Hinton Research Training Award honoring outstanding contributions toward fostering the research training of underrepresented minorities in microbiology.


Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. Belinda Ostrowsky Elected to Davidoff Society
Dr. Belinda Ostrowsky has been chosen for election to the Leo M. Davidoff Society for distinguished, caring and committed teaching of medical students at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.


Dr. Joshua Nosanchuk Infectious Diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NYDr. Nosanchuk Selected for Samuel M. Rosen Outstanding Preclinical Teacher Award
Dr. Joshua Nosanchuk will receive the Samuel M. Rosen Outstanding Preclinical Teacher Award, presented at Einstein's 2015 Commencement ceremony at Avery Fisher Hall in New York.


Joshua Nosanchuk MD infectious diseases albert einstein college of medicine montefiore medical center bronx nyNanoparticle Therapy Promotes Wound Healing
An experimental therapy developed by project co-leaders Joshua Nosanchuk and David Sharp cut in half the time it takes to heal wounds compared to no treatment at all.


Dr. Carol Harris breast cancer prevention Ethiopia albert einstein college of medicine montefiore medical center bronx ny

Battling Breast Cancer in Ethiopia
Dr. Carol Harris's work with local caregivers & leaders is addressing Ethiopia's growing breast cancer rates.


Theresa Madaline antibiotic stewardship infectious diseases Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

Montefiore Shows Improved Antibiotic Prescribing in the Emergency Department
Early antibiotic stewardship and infectious diseases consultation in the ED can improve initial antibiotic prescribing, reduce unnecessary antibiotic use, improve patient safety, and yield fewer unnecessary hospital admissions, according to a study by Dr. Theresa Madaline.


Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski, Theresa Madaline, Connie Park, Izona Bock, Division of Infectious Diseases, Department of Medicine Albert Einstein College of Medicine Montefiore Medical Center Bronx NY

ID Week 2014 Research Presentations
Drs. Liise-anne Pirofski, Theresa Madaline, Connie Park, and former ID fellow Dr. Izona Bock presented this past week at ID Week 2014, an annual meeting of the Infectious Diseases Society of America, Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America, HIV Medicine Association, and Pediatric Infectious Diseases Society.


When Test Result is HIV+: What Primary Care Should Do First
Dr. Barry Zingman, director, Montefiore AIDS Center, offers advice for physicians on how to counsel and educate patients when they are first told they are HIV positive.

How Barrier-Free One-Stop HIV Care Works
In this profile of the AIDS Center, Dr. Barry Zingman, medical director, outlines the program’s unique approach to patient care.


Phils infielder Galvis has MRSA infection
Dr. Theresa Madaline says MRSA can be very serious and cause complications, but, if properly treated, it can be cured.


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

Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski to Deliver 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", at the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) meeting in Philadelphia, PA.


Dr. Brian Currie, infectious diseases and antimicrobial stewardship specialist, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Montefiore Medical Center, Bronx, NYInfectious Diseases Creates Toolkit to Fight KPC Superbug
Montefiore Medical Center and Boston University School of Public Health have partnered to create a toolkit for prevention and control of Klebsiella pneumoniae (KPC) in healthcare settings.


Dr. Arturo Casadevall, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Albert Einstein College of MedicineDr. Arturo Casadevall to Deliver Einstein's 2014 Commencement Address
Arturo Casadevall, M.D., Ph.D., the Leo and Julia Forchheimer Professor and chair of the department of Microbiology & Immunology at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and attending physician at Montefiore Medical Center, the University Hospital and academic medical center for Einstein, will deliver the keynote address at Einstein's 2014 commencement ceremony for the 56th graduation at Lincoln Center's Avery Fisher Hall on Wednesday, May 28.


When Test Result is HIV+: What Primary Care Should Do First
Dr. Barry Zingman, director, Montefiore AIDS Center, offers advice for physicians on how to counsel and educate patients when they are first told they are HIV positive.

How Barrier-Free One-Stop HIV Care Works
In this profile of the AIDS Center, Dr. Barry Zingman, medical director, outlines the program’s unique approach to patient care.


Phils infielder Galvis has MRSA infection
Dr. Theresa Madaline says MRSA can be very serious and cause complications, but, if properly treated, it can be cured.


Dr. David Stein HIV gene editing study Einstein Jacobi Medical Center Bronx NYStudy Reveals Gene Editing Treatment of HIV
Dr. David K. Stein took part in a groundbreaking study that uncovered the possibility of HIV being cured by removing a protein from infected patients' immune cells.


Dr. Kami 

Kim, infectious diseases expert in the pathogenesis of toxoplasmosis and malaria at Albert Einstein 

College of Medicine, Bronx, NYDr. Kami Kim Receives Perfect Score for Geographic Medicine and Emerging Infections Grant
Under Principal Investigator Dr. Kami Kim, the Geographic Medicine and Emerging Infections NIH T32 training grant recently received a perfect score in its NIH review.


Dr. Marla Keller, Professor of Infectious Diseases at Albert Einstein College of MedicineMarla Keller Appointed to HHS Antiretroviral Panel
Dr. Marla J. Keller will join five new scientific members to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents (a working group of the Office of AIDS Research Council) starting in March 2014.



Antimicrobial Stewardship Program Expands To Wakefield Campus
Launched in 2008 at the Moses and Einstein Campuses and expanded to CHAM in early 2013, the Division of Infectious Diseases' innovative Antimicrobial Stewardship Program was introduced last month at the Montefiore Wakefield Campus.


Boosting Careers of Female Scientists
New research by Dr. Arturo Casadevall suggests that putting more women in decision-making roles to organize symposia could offer a step forward for their professional advancement.


ESBL-Producing Infection Rate Unchanged with Universal Urine Screening
Dr. Brian Currie comments on a study finding universal screening of urine cultures did not reduce the incidence rates of extended-spectrum beta-lactamase–producing e-coli in hospitals.


Keller to Serve on HHS Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines
Dr. Marla J. Keller will join five new scientific members to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Panel on Antiretroviral Guidelines for Adults and Adolescents, a working group of the Office of AIDS Research Council.


Casadevall Gives Prestigious NIAID Memorial Lecture
The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases of the National Institutes of Health recently welcomed Dr. Arturo Casadevall to deliver the Joseph J. Kinyoun Memorial Lecture.


Targeting HIV with Radiommunotherapy
Dr. Barry Zingman took part in a study led by Dr. Ekaterina Dadachova finding that radioimmunotherapy could potentially eradicate HIV-infected cells.


HIV Testing Available for All Moses Emergency Department Patients
As part of a statewide effort to speed diagnosis, get patients treated sooner, increase chances of long-term survival, and reduce spread of the disease, all patients seen in Montefiore's Moses Emergency Department are now routinely offered HIV testing.


Pirofski Wins Einstein Faculty Mentoring Award
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski, Chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases, is a winner of the 2013 Einstein Faculty Mentoring Award.


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


Does Gargling with Salt Water Ease a Sore Throat?/Does Cold Weather Cause Colds?
Dr. Brian Currie puts some of the common myths to rest and outlines the reasons and remedies for colds and sore throats.


Preventing the Next Superbug
Dr. Theresa Madaline explains how MRSA, the antibiotic-resistant strain of Staphylococcus aureus, arose from antibiotic misuse and has permeated the Bronx community.


Fighting Antibiotic Resistance by Addressing Prescribing Behaviors
Antibiotic stewardship programs that promote judicious and effective antibiotic use and educate clinicians about best practices are vital to slow the onslaught of multidrug-resistant organisms.

Madaline to Run Marathon for Malawi
Dr. Theresa Madaline, faculty member and attending physician, will run the Philadelphia Marathon November 17 to raise money and awareness for malaria research in Malawi.


Low Dose Antibiotic Treatment of C.Difficile As Effective As High Dose in Hospital Setting
A new study by Drs. Belinda Ostrowsky and Philip Chung brings good news for the fight against antibiotic resistance.


America's Deadliest Infectious Disease Outbreaks
Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski comments on how the past should inform our current understanding and preparedness for deadly infectious disease outbreaks.


Meth Use May Increase Risk of Deadly Lung Infection
Methamphetamine users are more vulnerable to fungal lung infections according to new research by Dr. Luis Martinez featured in The Los Angeles Times.


Inaugural Career Day Addresses Issues of Female Faculty
Dr. Christina Coyle spoke at a day-long program addressing the underrepresentation of women in faculty positions.


The Upcoming Flu Season: What You Need to Know Now
Dr. Brian Currie, vice president and medical director, research, was quoted about preparing for the upcoming flu season and the importance of getting the flu vaccine.


Drugs to Fight Deadly Superbugs in Short Supply
Dr. Brian Currie was featured as a leading expert in combating the highly resistant CRE bacteria.


Raiding Grandma's Medicine Cabinet
Dr. The New York Times featured Dr. Arturo Casadevall commenting on the rise in antibiotic resistance and renewed interest in pre-penicillin-era treatments.


Nori Awarded Research Prize
Division of Infectious Diseases' Dr. Priya Nori was among investigators representing the Department of Medicine who were awarded research prizes at the 18th annual Montefiore Young Investigators Symposium.


Kim Elected American Academy of Microbiology Fellow
Dr. Kami Kim has been elected a 2013 Fellow of the American Academy of Microbiology in recognition of her scientific achievement and original contributions that have advanced microbiology.


Cheating in Science
Dr. Arturo Casadevall was featured in Los Angeles Times and Seattle Times about his new research finding that 65 percent of scientific misconduct cases were perpetrated by men.


Bronx Now 2nd in Number of New HIV Cases Among Women
Dr. Robert Grossberg discussed a new report indicating that the Bronx is no longer first in New York City in new HIV cases among women.


Controlling CRE in the ICUs
Dr. Brian Currie was featured as a leading expert on Montefiore’s efforts to reduce carbapenem-resistant Enterobacteriaceae (CRE) transmission in ICU settings.

 

Pirofski, Kim to be Inducted Into the AAP
Drs. Liise-anne Pirofski and Kami Kim will be inducted into the prestigious Association of American Physicians (AAP) at the joint ASCI/AAP meeting in April 2013.

 

AAP membership is a great honor: the organization's current members include Nobel laureates and members of the National Academy of Science and the Institute of Medicine.

 

Chagas Disease Is Going Global
Research by Dr. Herbert Tanowitz sheds light on Chagas disease, an vector-borne tropical disease now rising in the U.S.

 

What's In a Name?: Organism Named for Einstein Scientist
Ichthyosporidium weissii, a newly identified form of microsporidium (parasite) found to cause tumor-like collections in the ovaries of female arrow goby fish, now bears the name of infectious disease faculty member Dr. Louis Weiss.

 

HIV and Cervical Cancer Screening
Testing for HPV in HIV-positive women may help reduce frequency of cervical cancer screening for some women, according to Dr. Marla Keller and fellow researchers.

 

Coyle Receives Rosen Award
Dr. Christina M. Coyle was the winner of the 2012 Samuel M. Rosen Award for outstanding teaching, presented at Einstein's medical school graduation.

 

2012 Resident/Fellow Research Symposium Winners Announced
Dr. Kerry Murphy, Infectious Diseases fellow, was among the winners of the the 2012 Department of Medicine Resident/Fellow Research Symposium.

Dr. Jacqueline Achkar was the co-editor of a multi-author Supplement to the Journal of Infectious Diseases. announcement 


Medicine Faculty Named Super Doctors
Dr. Marla Keller was among the 31 Einstein/Montefiore Department of Medicine faculty members chosen for the Super Doctors listing of outstanding physicians, having attained a high degree of peer recognition or professional achievement.

 

Leviton, Rodriguez Receive Grand Rounds Awards
Dr. Ira Leviton and Mildred Rodriguez were recently recognized for supervision and adept handling of Grand Rounds.

 

HIV Testing, Counseling Now at Weiler
As part of its mission to advance routine HIV testing, the Montefiore AIDS Center has posted a HIV tester/counselor at the Weiler Division.

Resident/Fellow Research Symposium Winners
Dr. Nell Eisenberg, Infectious Diseases fellow, was among winners of the very successful 2011 Department of Medicine Research Symposium.

Gonzalez, Ostrowsky, Zingman Receive Distinctions
Drs. Cristina Gonzalez, Belinda Ostrowsky, and Barry Zingman have recently been recognized for healthcare leadership roles.

Nosanchuk Appointed to NBME/USMLE Committee
Dr. Joshua Nosanchuk has been appointed to the STEP 1 Committee for the NBME/USMLE.

Vaccine From Synthetic Gene Protects vs. Deadly Pneumonia
An experimental vaccine developed by Dr. Liise-anne Pirofski and colleagues appears to protect against a deadly form of pneumococcal pneumonia.

Einstein-Montefiore Doctors Give Life-Changing Heart Surgery to Haitian Teen
Dr. Mahalia Desruisseaux (Infectious Diseases), who had traveled to Haiti to assist in the relief effort, identified a serious heart condition in Lovely Ajuste, a Port-au-Prince teen. On the one-year anniversary of the quakes, Ms. Ajuste underwent open-heart surgery at Montefiore to correct the defect.

98.6 °F Ideal Temperature for Keeping Fungi Away and Food at Bay
Drs. Arturo Casadevall and Aviv Bergman have found that our 98.6° F (37° C) body temperature strikes a perfect balance: warm enough to ward off fungal infection but not so hot that we need to eat nonstop to maintain our metabolism.

Ostrowsky Named SHEA Fellow
Belinda Ostrowsky (Infectious Diseases) has been named a Fellow of the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.

AIDS Center Recognized for Excellence in Latino Care
The Montefiore AIDS Center and its Center for Positive Living/ID Clinic were cited for demonstrating best practices in caring for Latinos with HIV.

Kim to Chair NIH Study Section
Kami Kim, MD (Infectious Diseases) has been invited to chair the NIH Study Section "AIDS-Associated Opportunistic Infections and Cancer" in the Center for Scientific Review.

Overcoming Vaccination Resistance
Will more people get flu shots this season? Dr. Stephen Baum, flu specialist, responds.

Residency Program Undergoes Leadership Changes
The Department's residency programs welcome Drs. Bettina Fries, Lauren Shapiro, and Nicole Sirotin to leadership roles. 

2010 Resident/Fellow Research Symposium Winners
Infectious Diseases fellow Dr. Shruti Gohil was among the winners and honorable mentions of the 2010 Resident/Fellow Research Symposium.

Influenza in Review
Infectious disease specialists Stephen Baum and Belinda Ostrowsky give a postmortem of the H1N1 crisis.

Fries Chosen for Residency Firm Leader
Bettina Fries (Infectious Diseases) has been recruited as Firm Two Leader of the Internal Medicine Residency Program.

Dr. Herbert Tanowitz, class of 1967 and professor of medicine and pathology, has received the Dominick P. Purpura Distinguished Alumnus Award. story 

Dr. Joshua Nosanchuk has been elected to the American Society for Cilinical Investigation (ASCI). story 

In the 2009 edition of The Scientist magazine's "Best Places to Work in Academia," Einstein ranked third out of 94 U.S academic institutions.

Faculty Promotions
Congratulations to Drs. Christina Coyle, Gary Kalkut, Jonathan Shuter, and Barry Zingman on their appointments as Professors of Clinical Medicine at Einstein.

Dr. Bettina Fries-Director of the Medical Scientist Pathway
Dr. Fries will be stewarding the research track in the internal medicine residency program.

ID Fellowship Program Gets Top ACGME Review
A June 2008 site RRC visit yielded successful results for the Einstein-Montefiore Infectious Diseases Fellowship Program's re-accreditation.

Einstein-Montefiore Infectious Diseases Faculty Awards
Ten Infectious Diseases faculty members and fellows have received grants and awards, including the prestigious Einstein Lifetime Achievement Award, Lifetime Achievement Award.

Gacser Wins Research Scholar Award for Candida Studies Dr. Attila Gacser won one of six Belfer Institute outstanding postdoctoral research scholar awards for an article published in the December 2007 issue of Fungal Genetics and Biology.

Online Ordering: ID Consultations for Adult Inpatients (Carecast)
All Infectious Diseases consultations for adult inpatients should be ordered electronically on Carecast. Here's how to do it.

Download Montefiore Treatment Guidelines for Clostridium difficile colitis (updated and prepared by a committee with representatives from Infectious Diseases, Gastroenterology, General Surgery, and Pharmacy, and Microbiology)

Coyle to co-direct the Annual Intensive Update Course in Clinical Tropical Medicine and Travelers’ Health
Dr. Christina Coyle will co-direct the course with Dr. Eric Houpt of University of Virgina School of Medicine.

 

Conferences & Seminars

Infectious Diseases Grand Rounds @ Einstein
Fellow Presentation, Journal Club and Billing
Drs. Mittal, Aldrich and Zingman
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 @ 8:30 AM

Conference & Seminar Schedules

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